Associations to the word «Poisonous»

Wiktionary

POISONOUS, adjective. Containing sufficient poison to be dangerous
POISONOUS, adjective. (of an animal) Inedible due to containing poison; poisonous to eat

Dictionary definition

POISONOUS, adjective. Having the qualities or effects of a poison.
POISONOUS, adjective. Not safe to eat.
POISONOUS, adjective. Marked by deep ill will; deliberately harmful; "poisonous hate"; "venomous criticism"; "vicious gossip".

Wise words

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