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infect

verb

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to pass something harmful (such as a disease) to someone or something else
  • If you come to work when you're sick, you'll infect everyone in the office.

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The first known use of infect was in the 14th century

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“Infect.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/infect. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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