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poisonous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Poisonous  \Poi"son*ous\,  a. 
  Having  the  qualities  or  effects  of  poison;  venomous;  baneful; 
  corrupting;  noxious.  --Shak.  --  {Poi"son*ous*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Poi"son*ous*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  poisonous 
  adj  1:  having  the  qualities  or  effects  of  a  poison  [syn:  {toxicant}] 
  2:  not  safe  to  eat 
  3:  marked  by  deep  ill  will  deliberately  harmful;  "a  malevolent 
  lie";  "poisonous  hate...in  his  eyes"-  Ernest  Hemingway; 
  "venomous  criticism";  "vicious  gossip"  [syn:  {venomous},  {vicious}] 




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