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Verb
Present participle for to adulterate or contaminate with poison
“A 36-year-old man has been arrested for trying to poison his wife's coffee with a cocktail of prescription drugs.”
Verb
Present participle for to administer poison to (a person or animal)
“The manager posted a notice stating that nobody was allowed to poison the rats and that only traps should be used to contain them.”
Verb
Present participle for to tarnish with something undesirable
“We can maintain a healthier lake ecosystem through enhanced circulation powered only by the sun without having to poison the lake with toxic chemicals.”
Verb
Present participle for to corrupt, or to prove harmful or destructive to
“What I think it will do is poison the atmosphere in the American scientific and academic community.”
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Present participle for to bring disrepute to, especially through aspersions
“To poison his good name by such an indiscreet article, based on unspecified allegations, diminishes your stature.”
Verb
Present participle for to kill or murder someone with poison
“A woman accused of trying to poison her husband and stepson was caught on video spiking a drink with paint thinner and cleaning products.”
Noun
The act or process of contaminating
Noun
Physical defilement
Adjective
Capable of being transmitted to others
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