poison

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpɔɪzən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpɔɪzən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(poizən)

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poison

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. poison was detected in her [system, body]
  2. poison was discovered during the autopsy
  3. detected poison in the [medication, drink, food]
  4. dipped the [dart, sword] in poison
  5. poison was used to kill him
  6. a vile of poison
  7. it was poison that killed him
  8. used poison to kill him
  9. [deadly, fatal] poison
  10. is a poison on [society, our culture]
  11. love can be a poison
  12. slang: so, what's your poison?
v
  1. poisoned by [a snake, seafood, fish]
  2. poisoning [his food, her drink, the atmosphere]
  3. the [food] had been poisoned
  4. poisoned by [her, hatred, disgust]
  5. her mind was poisoned by [hatred]
  6. tried to poison [his wife, us, the enemy, the spy]
  7. [caught, arrested for, suspected of] poisoning [his wife]
  8. poisoned by [mercury, waste, chemicals]
  9. the [river, sea, lake] is being poisoned by [chemicals]
adj
  1. [was, turned out to be] a poison chalice
  2. [fire, shoot] a poison dart
  3. [stung, touched] by poison ivy
  4. have a poison ivy rash
  5. call poison control
  6. call the poison hotline
  7. poison [prevention, treatment, antidotes]
  8. UK: [received, sent] a poison pen letter
'poison' also found in these entries:
ant - arrow - dart - deadly - drug - fang - ivy - label - oak - pen - rash - rat - subtle
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