- to corrupt: to empoison the minds of the young.
- to embitter: His own failure has empoisoned him.
- Archaic. to poison.
Origin of empoison
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Examples from the Web for empoison
And at the siege of Grave the chivalry of Brabant made a similar use of carrion to empoison the garrison into a surrender.Military Manners and Customs
James Anson Farrer
One doth not know / How much an ill word may empoison liking.
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