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contagion
used in Listening for Lions

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Definition
the spread of disease or any idea or attitude — especially one that is harmful
  • Because of the contagion they were not allowed to care for their families in the hospital.
    Book 1 — Rachel Sheridan (31% in)
  • Quickly a contagious ward was created by stringing a curtain across a doorway.
    Book 1 — Rachel Sheridan (23% in)
  • When I asked why, Father said, "It's influenza, Rachel, and it's extremely contagious."
    Book 1 — Rachel Sheridan (23% in)
  • The whole hospital is a contagion ward.
    Book 1 — Rachel Sheridan (44% in)

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