the condition produced by a poison or by a toxic substance.
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How to use poisoning in a sentence
Evidence of the underwear poisoning emerged when Navalny phoned a member of the FSB team involved in the attack pretending to be a senior Security Council official.In Russia, tough new laws and stepped-up defiance abroad mark Putin’s shift toward unfettered control | Robyn Dixon | December 27, 2020 | Washington Post
In their paper, the researchers speculated that to avoid the risk of iron poisoning, the dose in the salt they were using might have been too small to overcome the iron deficiency.One man’s crusade to end a global scourge with better salt | Katie McLean | December 18, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Lead poisoning is neither infectious nor as fast-acting as the coronavirus, but recent research shows its deadly impact.Lead poisoning affects 1 in 3 kids worldwide—but it’s not too late to act | jakemeth | October 23, 2020 | Fortune
Navalny’s wife and team alleged the doctors were controlled by the Kremlin and tried to cover up the poisoning attack instead of properly treating their patient.Top chemical weapons watchdog group confirms Alexei Navalny was poisoned with a nerve agent | Alex Ward | October 7, 2020 | Vox
Germany’s relations with Russia have taken a hit after the alleged poisoning of opposition leader Alexey Navalny, who is being treated at a Berlin clinic close to where the news conference is being held.‘Things will become more difficult:’ Merkel tries to sell debt-averse Germany on her ambitious COVID spending plan | Bernhard Warner | August 28, 2020 | Fortune
Few reports of his mental illness discuss lead poisoning as a possible reason for his mental deterioration.Wrestler Mark Schultz Hates the ‘Sickening and Insulting Lies’ of ‘Foxcatcher’ | Rich Goldstein | December 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She had low-grade blood poisoning in her ear from the pin she used to pierce it.‘My Crazy Love’ Reveals the Craziest Lies People Tell for Love | Kevin Fallon | November 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
If you plan to take in vapor in such amounts, you have to get juice with a low nicotine content to avoid poisoning yourself.
Indeed, under most circumstances it would be ineffective to try poisoning someone with it.
Lacey Spears is accused of killing her son by poisoning him with salt.
Tests are of value in recognizing poisoning from ingestion and in detecting absorption from carbolized dressings.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
So I found her waiting me alone, in that chamber off the hall where her father and I spoke of the poisoning.A Prince of Cornwall | Charles W. Whistler
Lead poisoning, for instance, may very well occur in others than those engaged directly in the manufacture or handling of lead.Essays In Pastoral Medicine | Austin Malley
A doctor was called, an emetic was given and he purged, and after a time he recovered from the symptoms of poisoning.Essays In Pastoral Medicine | Austin Malley
To such a mind, ridicule is a venomed dart, piercing and poisoning, and pride but inflames the wound.Alone | Marion Harland