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contagion
used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

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Definition
the spread of disease or any idea or attitude — especially one that is harmful
  • The excitement of the evening lives on in a contagion of whispers that trickle from girl to girl.
    Chapter 6 (89% in)
  • Pippa laughs and it's contagious, sending us all into hysterical fits.
    Chapter 13 (66% in)

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