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contagion
used in Leaves of Grass

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the spread of disease or any idea or attitude — especially one that is harmful
  • I behold the mariners of the world, Some are in storms, some in the night with the watch on the lookout, Some drifting helplessly, some with contagious diseases.
    Book 6 — Salut au Monde! (29% in)

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