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poison

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containing or contaminated with a substance capable of injuring or killing a living thing

  • the witch gave Snow White a poison apple
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poison

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a substance that by chemical action can kill or injure a living thing

  • the only way to get rid of rats is to leave out poison
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poison

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1 to affect slightly with something morally bad or undesirable

  • poisoning the minds of impressionable children with ethnic hatred
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2 to make unfit for use by the addition of something harmful or undesirable

  • exhaust fumes poisoning the air
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3 to lower in character, dignity, or quality

  • this party partisanship poisons the national debate we should be having about this urgent problem
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4 to cause to have often negative opinions formed without sufficient knowledge

  • malicious rumors had poisoned many church members against the new pastor
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