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epidemic
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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Definition
a widespread outbreak of a disease that is passed from one person (or other organism) to another

or more rarely:  anything that spreads quickly — especially something bad
  • "Look at this one: 'CURTAIN BEST MAN TO HANDLE BAFFLING AMNESIA EPIDEMIC."
    p. 348.5
  • An amnesia epidemic?
    p. 348.5

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