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sepsis
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The Great Gatsby
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  • But what had amused me then turned septic on the air now.

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  • Sepsis is usually caused by bacteria, but can also be caused by viruses and fungi.
  • He’ll stay with us—on us—until we shower that night, washing what’s left of Tank into the drains connected to the pipes connected to the septic tanks, where he will mix with our excrement before leaching into the ground.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave

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