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(Definition of “infest” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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infestverb [ T ]

us /ɪnˈfest/

(of insects and some animals) to be present in large numbers, sometimes causing disease or damage:

When we first moved in, the apartment was infested with cockroaches.

(Definition of “infest” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)