Definition for toxic

adjective as in poisonous

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Example Sentences

The hydrovac trucks generate potentially toxic slurry waste.

I also think that media buying has a very aggressive, toxic culture tied to it.

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They require lots of energy and produce large volumes of toxic gas too, creating more pollution and leaving a large carbon footprint.

A working sense of taste also helps protect us from eating something spoiled or toxic.

Other MOFs can filter toxic chemicals from the air and then store them or help break them down.

But it is not actually as toxic as it seems (although, admittedly, it does seem pretty toxic).

Infernal, it can cause fires and explosions; toxic, it can debilitate, poison, and kill.

But as her audience broadens, you have to wonder, is the big-time toxic to her art?

Republicans have a rare opportunity to implement policies that are truly compassionate and transcend toxic identity politics.

An autopsy found highly toxic cyanide levels in the blood of the not-so-dearly departed.

As he finds rag weed more toxic than the English timothy, his actual first dose is one-half of this theoretical dose.

His experiments show that amorphous phosphorus was not toxic to animals.

As before, I see it turn brown and die on the spot, still half inside the toxic corpse.

His constitution has never thrown off the malady resulting from this toxic (poisonous) agent.

The drowsy feeling which we experience in a crowded, ill-ventilated room is due entirely to the influence of these toxic gases.


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On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to toxic, such as: deadly, harmful, lethal, noxious, pernicious, and virulent.

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