vermined

vermined

(ˈvɜːmɪnd) or

verminy

adj
plagued with vermin
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As a fair example of such superheated fare, she directs us to Lockhart's own infamous series of reviews, "The Cockney School of Poetry" in which Hogg's erstwhile companion excoriates Leigh Hunt for his poem The Story of Rimini by drawing readers' attention to "the leprous crust of self-conceit with which his whole moral being is indurated," as well as the "loathsome vulgarity which constantly clings to him like a vermined garment," and "the odious and unnatural harlotry of his polluted muse" (Z [John Gibson Lockhart] 453.
I will whip my tongue for its mutiny, pinion my vermined heart.