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infirmary
used in Change of Heart by Picoult

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Definition
a small facility where patients receive treatment — such as a room or two at a school as contrasted to a busy hospital or medical clinic
  • Lucius When Shay Bourne returned to I-tier after three days in the hospital infirmary, he was a man with a mission.
  • The EMTs arrived and wheeled Shay past my cell on a gurney-a stretcher with restraints across the shoulders, belly, and legs that was used to transport inmates like Crash who were too much trouble even cuffed at the waist and ankles; or inmates who were too sick to walk to the infirmary.
  • She also spread cream on inmates' fungal foot infections, checked teeth that had been rotted out by crystal meth, and did anything else that didn't require a visit to the infirmary.
  • Infirmary.
  • They didn't take me to the infirmary.
  • I mean, it's easier to just pretend you're going to the infirmary, so that I wouldn't freak out.
  • With Crash back in solitary, and Joey in the infirmary, I-tier was oddly quiet.
  • Then he had a seizure and got transferred to the infirmary.
  • He's in the infirmary," Smythe said.
  • We entered the infirmary.
  • Lucius Shay was not on I-tier often, but when he was, he was transported to conference rooms and the infirmary.
  • A small army of officers rushed in to save me and secure him, and then haul him off to the infirmary for stitches, proof— as if either of us needed it—that Shay was not invincible.

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