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Noun
A substance that is capable of causing the illness or death of a living organism when introduced or absorbed
“As we've discussed here not long ago, the dilution of the deadly poison is such that I can chug down any amount of homeopathic water and not notice it at all.”
Noun
Something that has a destructive or corrupting influence
“Today, I think the rhetoric coming from the right wing media is the toxic poison that is spreading this culture war into our body politic so quickly.”
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Hostile or intensely acrimonious in nature
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(usually of a disease or condition) The act of being adversely affected
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A stimulant narcotic, derived from cultivated plants of the genus Erythroxylum, in the form of a white powder that users generally self-administer by insufflation through the nose
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A substance or agent that can cause cancer
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An alcoholic drink
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A destructive agent
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It is a volatile, sweet-smelling liquid, used extensively as a solvent and formerly as an anesthetic
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Chief active constituent of tobacco
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A metalloid element
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A corrupting influence that is difficult to eradicate
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Physical defilement
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A pharmaceutical or pharmacological preparation or product
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Environmental pollutant
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Poison
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A cause of great distress or misfortune
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The process of infecting or the state of being infected
Verb
To tarnish with something undesirable
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“The Amazon basin is being poisoned by mercury.”
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Adulterate or contaminate with poison
“A North Yorkshire training company has been chosen to act as a safeguard against terrorists trying to poison the food chain.”
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Prove harmful or destructive to
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“What I think it will do is poison the atmosphere in the American scientific and academic community in a way which is absolutely unconscionable.”
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To administer poison to (a person or animal), either deliberately or accidentally
“A scientist who served seven years in prison for trying to poison his wife has secured a job teaching ethics, university officials said today.”
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To treat or administer medicine, especially to purge
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To become, or cause to become, bitter or disenchanted
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Prevent from working or succeeding
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Permeate or imbue slightly with a feeling or quality
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To misrepresent by distortion or exaggeration
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To cause to have opposite (usually negative) opinions about someone or something
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Adjective
Capable of causing harm, injury or death due to the presence of poison
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“A cloud of poison gas.”
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Very disgusting, dirty or unpleasant
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