Taint+with+disease

  • 1 Taint — Taint, v. t. [F. teint, p. p. of teindre to dye, tinge, fr. L. tingere, tinctum. See {Tinge}, and cf. {Tint}.] 1. To imbue or impregnate with something extraneous, especially with something odious, noxious, or poisonous; hence, to corrupt; to… …

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  • 2 Disease — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disease >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disease disease Sgm: N 1 illness illness sickness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 ailing ailing &c.??? all the ills that flesh is heir to =>(Hamlet) Sgm: N 1 morbidity morbidity …

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  • 3 disease — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Condition of ill health Nouns 1. disease, illness, sickness, ailment, ailing; morbidity, infirmity, ailment, indisposition; complaint, disorder, malady; functional disorder. 2. condition, affliction,… …

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  • 4 taint — Synonyms and related words: abuse, adulterate, aerial infection, afflict, aggrieve, airborne infection, alloy, aroma, aspersion, attaint, attribute, badge, badge of infamy, bar sinister, baton, bedaub, befoul, benasty, bend sinister, besmear,… …

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  • 5 infect — v. a. 1. Taint with disease, affect with contagious matter. 2. Pollute, contaminate, vitiate, poison, defile, corrupt …

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  • 6 infect — infectant, adj. infectedness, n. infector, infecter, n. /in fekt /, v.t. 1. to affect or contaminate (a person, organ, wound, etc.) with disease producing germs. 2. to affect with disease. 3. to taint or contaminate with something that affects… …

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  • 7 Infect — In*fect , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Infected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Infecting}.] [L. infectus, p. p. of inficere to put or dip into, to stain, infect; pref. in in + facere to make; cf. F. infecter. See {Fact}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To taint with morbid… …

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  • 8 Infected — Infect In*fect , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Infected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Infecting}.] [L. infectus, p. p. of inficere to put or dip into, to stain, infect; pref. in in + facere to make; cf. F. infecter. See {Fact}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To taint with… …

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  • 9 Infecting — Infect In*fect , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Infected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Infecting}.] [L. infectus, p. p. of inficere to put or dip into, to stain, infect; pref. in in + facere to make; cf. F. infecter. See {Fact}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To taint with… …

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  • 10 infect — /ɪnˈfɛkt / (say in fekt) verb (t) 1. to impregnate (a person, organ, wound, etc.) with disease producing germs. 2. to affect with disease. 3. to impregnate with something that affects quality, character, or condition, especially unfavourably: to… …

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  • 11 infect — in•fect [[t]ɪnˈfɛkt[/t]] v. t. 1) to affect or contaminate with disease producing germs 2) to taint or contaminate with any harmful substance: to infect the air with poison gas[/ex] 3) to corrupt or affect morally 4) to imbue with some pernicious …

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  • 12 in|fect — «ihn FEHKT», transitive verb. 1. to cause disease or an unhealthy condition in by introducing germs, such as bacteria or a virus: »Dirt infects an open cut. Anyone with a bad cold may infect the people around him. 2. Figurative. to influence in a …

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  • 13 infect — v.tr. 1 contaminate (air, water, etc.) with harmful organisms or noxious matter. 2 affect (a person) with disease etc. 3 instil bad feeling or opinion into (a person). Derivatives: infector n. Etymology: ME f. L inficere infect taint (as IN (2),… …

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  • 14 infect — [14] Latin inficere originally meant ‘put in’ – it was a compound verb formed from the prefix in and facere ‘put, do’ (source of English fact, fashion, etc). Its earliest specialized extension was ‘dip in’, which was applied specifically to the… …

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  • 15 infect — [14] Latin inficere originally meant ‘put in’ – it was a compound verb formed from the prefix in and facere ‘put, do’ (source of English fact, fashion, etc). Its earliest specialized extension was ‘dip in’, which was applied specifically to the… …

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  • 16 Mental Pathology —     Mental Pathology     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Mental Pathology     This subject will be considered under the following headings:     I. Localization of Mental Faculties     II. Causes of Mental Disturbances     III. Varieties of Insanity… …

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  • 17 Chang Yi Wang — Born December 19, 1951 (1951 12 19) (age 59) Taip …

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  • 18 Castration — The Castration of Uranus: fresco by Vasari Cristofano Gherardi (c. 1560, Sala di Cosimo I, Palazzo Vecchio, Florence). Not to be confused with Penectomy or Penis removal. Castration (also referred to as gelding, spa …

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  • 19 Earth Abides — infobox Book | name = Earth Abides title orig = translator = image caption = Cover of the 1949 Random House first edition. author = George R. Stewart illustrator = cover artist = H. Lawrence Hoffman [cite… …

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  • 20 Astrology — • The supposed science which determines the influence of the stars, especially of the five older planets, on the fate of man Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Astrology     Astrology …

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