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poisoned

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

containing or contaminated with a substance capable of injuring or killing a living thing
  • leaving poisoned food to try to kill the roaches

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poisoned

verb
past tense of poison

Synonyms & Antonyms of poisoned (Entry 2 of 2)

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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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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“Poisoned.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/poisoned. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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