Entry from British & World English dictionary
verb[no object] (usually as adjective verminating) archaic
- In fact, he's done more for verminating our house than an ‘open inspection’ of landlords.
- He just never was much interested in the ratting and verminating like I was.
- The rest of the set verminated the fabric of my life.
- Example sentences
- An antinomy if the verminations may reenlist to construct stratigraphical angiospermatous.
- What the philosophy problem should solve primarily is the relationship between parent and its vermination.
- Novel PF1022 derivatives are useful as a vermicide in the prevention or treatment of vermination.
Late 17th century: from Latin verminat- 'full of worms', from the verb verminare, from vermis 'worm'.
Words that rhyme with verminateexterminate, germinate, terminate
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