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poisonous

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containing or contaminated with a substance capable of injuring or killing a living thing
  • some evil person was leaving out poisonous meat for neighborhood dogs to eat

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“Poisonous.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/poisonous. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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