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lice-ridden Line breaks: lice-ridden

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Definition of lice-ridden in English:


Infested with lice: filthy, lice-ridden cells
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  • The old flophouses were stinking lice-ridden hellholes with naught but chicken wire and cardboard to segregate the occupants.
  • The travelers ate heartily in the straw-thatched, lice-ridden inn, too exhausted to pay any attention to the serving girls.
  • I was met only by the bleak looks of my uncle, my aunt and lice-ridden sister.

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