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noun as in impurity


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Evidence of the underwear poisoning emerged when Navalny phoned a member of the FSB team involved in the attack pretending to be a senior Security Council official.

In their paper, the researchers speculated that to avoid the risk of iron poisoning, the dose in the salt they were using might have been too small to overcome the iron deficiency.

Lead poisoning is neither infectious nor as fast-acting as the coronavirus, but recent research shows its deadly impact.

From Fortune

Navalny’s wife and team alleged the doctors were controlled by the Kremlin and tried to cover up the poisoning attack instead of properly treating their patient.

From Vox

Germany’s relations with Russia have taken a hit after the alleged poisoning of opposition leader Alexey Navalny, who is being treated at a Berlin clinic close to where the news conference is being held.

From Fortune

Few reports of his mental illness discuss lead poisoning as a possible reason for his mental deterioration.

She had low-grade blood poisoning in her ear from the pin she used to pierce it.

If you plan to take in vapor in such amounts, you have to get juice with a low nicotine content to avoid poisoning yourself.

Indeed, under most circumstances it would be ineffective to try poisoning someone with it.

Lacey Spears is accused of killing her son by poisoning him with salt.

Tests are of value in recognizing poisoning from ingestion and in detecting absorption from carbolized dressings.

So I found her waiting me alone, in that chamber off the hall where her father and I spoke of the poisoning.

Lead poisoning, for instance, may very well occur in others than those engaged directly in the manufacture or handling of lead.

A doctor was called, an emetic was given and he purged, and after a time he recovered from the symptoms of poisoning.

To such a mind, ridicule is a venomed dart, piercing and poisoning, and pride but inflames the wound.

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On this page you'll find 121 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to poisoning, such as: contagious, toxic, virulent, communicable, contaminating, and corrupting.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.