verb (used with object)
Origin of poison
Examples from the Web for poison
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
Examine him, gentlemen, and see if there is no poison capable of producing similar symptoms.Scenes from a Courtesan's Life|Honore de Balzac
Great activity and worry is needless—it is poison to the soul.Shandygaff|Christopher Morley
It was as a poison flowing in his veins and giving him an impulse to bite like a mad dog.The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII.|Guy de Maupassant
He filled her breast with the poison of asps, her eyes with the venom of the adder that lures to destruction.
We gave them strong waters—they tasted the poison—they loved it—and lo!Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3)|James Athearn Jones
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, also see
- one man's meat is another man's poison