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Epi-demʹic

is from the two Greek words epi-deʹmos (upon the people), a disease that attacks a number of people at once, either from bad air, bad drainage, or other similar cause.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Ephebi
Ephesian
Ephesian Letters
Ephialtes
Ephialtes
Ephori or Ephors
Epic
Epicure
Epicurean
Epicuros. (Latin form, Epicurus.)
Epi-demic
Epigram
Epilepsy
Epimenides
Epiphany
Episemon
Episode
Epistle
Epi-zootic
Epoch
Epode

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Epidemic