One of the vultures which infest the mountain then pounces on Hasan and carries him to the top.
From them have come the many species of shark that now infest our ocean.
People give him their halfpence more readily than to any other musicians who infest the boat.
Also, the large maggots with black heads that infest biscuit.
They seldom appear till night, when they infest beds, and bite very severely, leaving an unpleasant smell.
You are too green to cope with the sharpers that infest those boats.
What is the phylloxera, and what shall I do to my grape vines if they infest the roots?
A load of miscreants from goodness knows where, who infest me with vermin.
That gentleman has not yet sailed from Baltimore, having been delayed by a number of the enemy's cruisers, which infest the Bay.
I was struck by the immense number of alligators which infest the river.
late 15c., "to attack, assail, hurt, distress, annoy," from Middle French infester, from Latin infestare "to attack, disturb, trouble," from infestus "hostile, dangerous," originally "inexorable, not able to be handled," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + -festus "(able to be) seized." Sense of "swarm over in large numbers" first recorded c.1600. Related: Infested; infesting.
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.