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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Insects
verminousver‧min‧ous /ˈvɜːmɪnəs $ ˈvɜːr-/ adjective formal  HBIcovered with insects that bite a pair of verminous old cats
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verminousHe was a bullet-headed child whose shaven hair showed that he had recently been sent to the cleansing station as verminous.It was known that many of them had sympathy with Mosley and his verminous bunch.Gleeson opened one verminous eye and he looked quickly away.And the ragamuffin kids: unwashed kids, hungry kids, artful kids, verminous kids, nice kids and unholy terrors.There was a handful of verminous women, too, and even a few sickly children.
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