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noun 
  1. A substance that is harmful or lethal to a living organism.
We used a to kill the weeds.
  1. Something that harms a person or thing.
Gossip is a malicious .
  1. (idiomatic) A drink; liquor.
verb 
  1. (transitive) To use poison to kill or paralyse somebody
: The assassin poisoned the king.
  1. (transitive) To pollute; to cause some part of the environment to become poisonous
: That factory is poisoning the river.
  1. (transitive) To cause something to become much worse
: Suspicion will their relationship.
: He poisoned the mood in the room with his non-stop criticism.
  1. (transitive) To cause someone to hate or to have unfair negative opinions
: She's poisoned him against all his old friends.
Etymology: From (term, puison, lag=fro) < (term, potio, lang=la). See also (term, potion) and (term, potable).


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