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The War of the Worlds
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contagion
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The War of the Worlds
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  • I was a little depressed at first with the contagion of my wife’s fears, but very soon my thoughts reverted to the Martians.
  • The contagion of such a unanimous fear was inevitable.
  • A hundred diseases, all the fevers and contagions of human life, consumption, cancers, tumours and such morbidities, never enter the scheme of their life.

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  • Following the French Revolution, a contagion of upheaval spread across Europe.
  • One of the tragedies for AIDS patients is the irrational fear of contagion through casual contact.

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