Thesaurus / infests
other words for infests
- burst in
- descend upon
- fall on
- go in
- make inroads
- muscle in
- swarm over
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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The louse which infests the human body, makes a very curious appearance through a microscope.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
Our milkweed is tenacious of life; its roots lie deep, as if to get away from the plow, but it seldom infests cultivated crops.
A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
It infests only particular spots, or small districts, and these are soon found out.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
Well, we may find them in the morning, if they escape the banditti, which I am told infests this forest.
THE CASTLE OF ANDALUSIAJOHN O'KEEFFE
The sphere of perpetual celibacy infests the sphere of conjugial love, which is the very essential sphere of heaven, 54.
THE DELIGHTS OF WISDOM PERTAINING TO CONJUGIAL LOVEEMANUEL SWEDENBORG
Perhaps the best known is M. strangulans, which infests Ulva and Enteromorpha, producing the appearance of small decaying spots.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
It infests ships, running about at night over the sleeping passengers, and devouring the food.
THE INSECT WORLDLOUIS FIGUIER
The evil results of the haste which so infests and poisons us are often felt much more by the woman than by the man.
MARRIED LOVEMARIE CARMICHAEL STOPES
But the creature that most infests these backwoods is the porcupine.
The parasite infests not only the frogs but the American toads known as Bufo.
CLIMATIC CHANGESELLSWORTH HUNTINGTON