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epidemic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of epidemic

  1. exciting a similar feeling or reaction in others <the little girl's giggles were epidemic, and soon the entire gathering was laughing> Synonyms catching, contagious, infectious, spreadingRelated Words palpable, perceptible, tangible; irresistible (also irresistable), overpowering, overwhelming; disarming, endearing, fetching, inviting, winning, winsome





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