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poisoning

verb
present participle of poison

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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

poisoning

poisonous

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“Poisoning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/poisoning. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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