verb (used with object)
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Origin of poison
synonym study for poison
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Example sentences from the Web for poison
Give him an insoluble problem and he’ll toss you a new way it can be decomposed, poisoned, or healed by a fungus.The Fungal Evangelist Who Would Save the Bees - Issue 90: Something Green|Merlin Sheldrake|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
Inhaling toxic vapors after a spill can poison marine mammals.
Any research that offers new ways to manage pests without poisons is very exciting, says Arianne Cease.A single chemical may draw lonely locusts into a hungry swarm|Jonathan Lambert|September 7, 2020|Science News For Students
Mansoor, who had already been targeted by surveillance for many years, was suspicious and didn’t click the poisoned link.The man who built a spyware empire says it’s time to come out of the shadows|Bobbie Johnson|August 19, 2020|MIT Technology Review
When animals swallow the poison in low doses, it can cause a tingling or numbness.
Leapolitan responded by saying, “hopefully youll [sic] bite into a poison apple.”
And some members of the Lizard Squad are now claiming that they were never trying to poison the network.
Infernal, it can cause fires and explosions; toxic, it can debilitate, poison, and kill.
Then came the horrors of World War I, with the advent of tanks and airplanes and poison gas.
“Either you poison yourselves or you take this which shoots,” the boss says.Days of Mafia Mayhem Are Wracking Italy Once Again|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The tobacco plant, as is well known, produces a virulent poison known as Nicotine.
They affirmed it was an antidote to all poison; that it expelled rheums, sour humours, and obstructions of all kinds.
He lived in a perpetual fear and danger of discovery; and discovery now was but another name, for poison—prison—death.
He carries a bamboo basket in which he has put a mixture containing a curious kind of poison.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
Strange perhaps to say, the suggestion of the old dowager, like instilled poison, was making its way into her very veins.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
British Dictionary definitions for poison
Derived forms of poisonpoisoner, noun
Word Origin for poison
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, also see
- one man's meat is another man's poison