|to chew (food) slowly and thoroughly.|
|to expurgate (a written work) by removing or modifying passages considered vulgar or objectionable.|
infest in·fest (ĭn-fěst')
v. in·fest·ed, in·fest·ing, in·fests
To live as a parasite in or on tissues or organs or on the skin and its appendages.
To inhabit or overrun in numbers large enough to be harmful, threatening, or obnoxious.