empoison

verb
em·​poi·​son | \im-ˈpȯi-zᵊn \
empoisoned; empoisoning; empoisons

Definition of empoison 

transitive verb

1 archaic : poison

2 : embitter a look of empoisoned acceptance— Saul Bellow

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Other Words from empoison

empoisonment \im-​ˈpȯi-​zᵊn-​mənt \ noun

Synonyms for empoison

Synonyms

antagonize, embitter, envenom

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Examples of empoison in a Sentence

a series of misfortunes had empoisoned him against the whole world

First Known Use of empoison

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for empoison

Middle English empoysonen, from Anglo-French empoisener, from en- + poison poison

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The first known use of empoison was in the 14th century

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