Synonyms of poison in English:



  • 1 a deadly poison
    toxin, toxicant, venom
    archaic bane
  • 2 Marianne would spread her poison
    malice, ill will, hate, malevolence, bitterness, spite, spitefulness, venom, acrimony, rancor; bad influence, cancer, corruption, pollution
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  • 1 her mother poisoned her
    give poison to; murder
  • 2 a blackmailer poisoning pet food
    contaminate, put poison in, envenom, adulterate, spike, lace, doctor
  • 3 the Amazon is being poisoned
    pollute, contaminate, taint, blight, spoil
    literary befoul
  • 4 they poisoned his mind
    prejudice, bias, jaundice, embitter, sour, envenom, warp, corrupt, subvert
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    toxicology the branch of science concerned with poisons

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