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Noun: poisoning  poy-zu-ning
  1. The physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
    - toxic condition, intoxication
  2. The act of giving poison to a person or animal with the intent to kill
Verb: poison  poy-zun
  1. Spoil something, to make unpleasant or nasty, or turn against something good
    "poison someone's mind"; "poison the atmosphere in the office"
  2. Kill with poison
    "She poisoned her husband"
  3. Add poison to
    "Her husband poisoned her drink in order to kill her";
    - envenom [archaic]
  4. Kill by its poison
    "this mushroom can poison"
  5. Administer poison to
    "She poisoned her husband but he did not die"

Derived forms: poisonings

Type of: alter, change, corrupt, debase, debauch, demoralise [Brit], demoralize, deprave, dose, drug, kill, killing, misdirect, modify, pervert, physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state, profane, putting to death, subvert, vitiate

Encyclopedia: Poisoning, carbon monoxide

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