What is another word for poisoning?

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Present participle for to tarnish with something undesirable
“The Amazon basin is being poisoned by mercury.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to treat or administer medicine, especially to purge
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Present participle for to stain, taint or make dirty
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Present participle for to become, or cause to become, bitter or disenchanted
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(usually of a disease or condition) Present participle for to affect adversely
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Present participle for ruin or foil
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Present participle for to reduce to dishonour or disgrace
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Present participle for permeate or imbue slightly with a feeling or quality
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Present participle for to misrepresent by distortion or exaggeration
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Present participle for to bring disrepute to, especially through aspersions
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Present participle for to cause to have opposite (usually negative) opinions about someone or something
Noun
The act or process of contaminating
Noun
Physical defilement
Adjective
Capable of being transmitted to others
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