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sepsis
used in True Believer by Sparks

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blood poisoning or poisoning of other tissues by microorganisms or their toxins
  • Benson and Tricket, Albert the dentist, all eight members of the town council, including Tully and Jed, the mayor and the staff from the Chamber of Commerce, the entire school board, all nine county commissioners, the volunteers from the Historical Society, three accountants, the entire crew from Herbs, the bartender from Lookilu, the barber, and even Toby, who emptied septic tanks for a living but looked remarkably spiffy nonetheless.
    Chapter Nine (3% in)

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