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  • as inAgent Orange
  • as inherbicide

synonyms for defoliant

  • Agent Blue
  • Agent Purple
  • Agent White
  • herbicide
  • fungicide
  • insecticide
  • pesticide
  • DDT
  • paraquat
  • weedkiller
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How to use defoliant in a sentence

“Damnation Spring,” by Ash DavidsonAn experienced logger and his young wife in Northern California suspect a defoliant being used to clear brush is poisoning their community.
50 NOTABLE WORKS OF FICTIONWASHINGTON POST EDITORS AND REVIEWERSNOVEMBER 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was also the largest producer of the notorious Agent Orange, a dioxin-based defoliant used to clear forests during the Vietnam War, dubbed “the Darth Vader of toxic chemicals,” because it lays waste to so many biological systems in the body.
HOW MONSANTO PROPAGATED AN UNENVIABLE REPUTATION WITH HUBRIS AND HERBICIDERICHARD SCHIFFMANOCTOBER 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO DEFOLIANT

  • Agent Blue
  • Agent Purple
  • Agent White
  • defoliant
  • herbicide
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