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noun as in Agent Orange

noun as in herbicide


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“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.

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.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to defoliant, such as: agent blue, agent purple, agent white, and herbicide.

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