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Synonyms for infestation
ˌɪn fɛˈsteɪ ʃənin·fes·ta·tion

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  1. infestationnoun

    the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites

    Synonyms:
    plague

  2. infestation, plaguenoun

    a swarm of insects that attack plants

    "a plague of grasshoppers"

    Synonyms:
    pest, plague, pestilence, pestis

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  1. List of paraphrases for "infestation":

    feline, outbreak, beetle, infection

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#8315pest
#13304beetle
#13609outbreak
#15784plague
#22188feline
#33759infestation
#55135pestilence
#80193pestis

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  1. Ursula Heinen-Esser:

    Within a few weeks, it's completely reversed, and we're now dealing with drought, it'll also have a major impact on the forest and on bark beetle infestation.

  2. Scott Stewart:

    It’s going to be difficult, the sheer size of city. It’s really Iraq’s second city. They have a lot of infestation. The question is, ‘ are they [ ISIS ] going to flee or are they going to hold on because of the meaning of Mosul ? ’.

  3. Brad Smith:

    Moths that feed on grains are a very common type of insect that invades homes, the Indian Meal Moth’s favorite food is bird seed. A homeowner inadvertently brings them into their home by purchasing a bag of birdseed that is infested, and within a few weeks, a home can become infested with moth larvae and adults. To avoid an infestation, carefully check over a bird seed bag for moth larvae, adults, and webbing before buying — and then keep it stored in a tightly sealed plastic bin to avoid attracting animals.Is your city on this list of the most pest-infested ? Spills happen — but if even a little bit of the mess is left behind, the bugs simply ca n’t resist.

  4. Anna Malinowska:

    The problem is that several years ago there was an outbreak of bark beetle and it got worse, the only way to solve the problem is to cut down affected trees. This was not done and so the (infestation) spread.


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