adjective ar·sen·ic [ahr-sen-ik] /ɑrˈsɛn ɪk/
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Arsenic can also cause cardiovascular disease, which African-Americans have greater genetic susceptibility for, she said.The Congressman Fighting for More Arsenic in Drinking Water|Tim Mak|July 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Playing this season: Annie, Steel Magnolias, and Arsenic and Old Lace.16 Surprising Things Now More Expensive Than a Night on a Carnival Cruise|Kevin Fallon|April 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Arsenic has been used as a poisoning agent since the Middle Ages.No Answers in Death of Technician Linked to Andrew Breitbart|Christine Pelisek|November 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Arsenic, copper, lead and PCBs were found in the soil, sediment and water.
With regard to the Sulphur and Arsenic, they are supposed to have been first accurately separated from the ore by roasting.Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry, 5th ed.|Pierre Joseph Macquer
Arsenic is useful in other intermittent disorders besides Ague, as in the various kinds of intermittent neuralgia.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland
Entering the office, my eyes involuntarily sought the Solution of Arsenic.
Arsenic was detected in the stomach, in the lungs, and spleen.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
Arsenic, ar′sen-ik, n. one of the chemical elements: a mineral poison: a soft, gray-coloured metal.