Meaning of POISON in English

POISON

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ potent , powerful , strong , virulent

▪ deadly , lethal

▪ pure ( usually figurative )

These words were pure ~ to me.

▪ nerve , rat

▪ chemical

… OF POISON

▪ trace

VERB + POISON

▪ administer , give sb , inject

▪ lace sth with , put in , put on

She had laced his drink with ~.

She had put ~ in his wine.

▪ spread ( figurative )

groups that are spreading the ~ of sectarianism

▪ put down (= put somewhere to kill animals)

The farmer had put down some rat ~.

▪ drink , swallow , take

▪ suck out

He sucked most of the ~ from the wound.

POISON + NOUN

▪ gas , pill

▪ arrow , dart

II.

verb

Poison is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ atmosphere , ↑ mind , ↑ relation

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