verminous


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ver·min·ous

 (vûr′mə-nəs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or caused by vermin: verminous diseases.
2. Infested with vermin: a verminous mattress.
3. Loathsome or repulsive.

verminous

(ˈvɜːmɪnəs)
adj
(Zoology) relating to, infested with, or suggestive of vermin
ˈverminously adv
ˈverminousness n

ver•min•ous

(ˈvɜr mə nəs)

adj.
1. of the nature of or resembling vermin.
2. of, pertaining to, or caused by vermin: verminous diseases.
3. infested with vermin: verminous slums.
[1610–20; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.verminous - of the nature of vermin; very offensive or repulsive
offensive - unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors"
Translations

verminous

[ˈvɜːmɪnəs] ADJverminoso, piojoso (fig) → vil

verminous

adj people, clothesvoller Ungeziefer; placemit Ungeziefer verseucht

verminous

[ˈvɜːmɪnəs] adjinfestato/a dai parassiti
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In short, he rendered it pretty clear that Providence made a distinct mistake in originating so small a nation of hearts of oak, and so many other verminous peoples.
Dogs are at the best no more than verminous vagrants, self-scratchers, foul feeders, and unclean by the law of Moses and Mohammed; but a dog with whom one lives alone for at least six months in the year; a free thing, tied to you so strictly by love that without you he will not stir or exercise; a patient, temperate, humorous, wise soul, who knows your moods before you know them yourself, is not a dog under any ruling.
Nematodiasis, also known as parasitic gastroenteritis (PGE) and verminous gastroenteritis (VGE) in food animals.
The camera, meanwhile, as in Composition, remains largely fixated on parsing minutiae: dusty wiring, more hairs, insects crawling across grime and fine cracks, a verminous visuality pushing toward decomposition--another maneuver of a practice committed to deterritorialization.
Verminous meningoencephalomyelitis by Angiostrongylus (Parastrongylus) cantonensis in an American miniature horse.
It's worth reprinting here: The Scotch - what a verminous race
We were young men expounding economic history and theory yet here we were, living in this sordid street, the surrounding houses of which were insanitary and verminous, where the sickening smell of overcrowded humanity was such that, as I write now, it still seems to nauseate me".
The release of the highly antisemitic films, Jud Sufi (Harlan, 1934) with its rape of a German women by a Jew and Der Ewige Jude (Hippier, 1940) depicting Jews as verminous and criminal, fuelled the flames of fear and hatred of Jews and their sexual proclivities.
It was one big bad old boy network trying to protect their verminous pals from being rounded up like they had once rounded up the innocents.
Where such filthy and verminous conditions are found, the council has enforcement powers to rectify the problem," he said.