infected

adjective
containing or resulting from disease-causing organisms
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a septic sore throat

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a septic environment

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septic sewage

Syn: ↑septic
Ant: ↑antiseptic (for: ↑septic)
Similar to:
See Also: ↑germy, ↑unhealthful
Derivationally related forms: ↑sepsis (for: ↑septic)

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