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- Rhymes: -ɛst
- (transitive) To inhabit a place in unpleasantly large numbers.
- Insects are infesting my basement!
- (pathology, of a parasite) To invade a host plant or animal.
to inhabit a place in large numbers
- (obsolete) mischievous; hurtful; harassing
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?)