poison

Part of speech: adjective

Poisonous.

Part of speech: verb

To put poison into; affect or kill with poison; injure; corrupt.

Part of speech: noun

A substance that when taken into the system tends to cause death or serious injury.

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Usage examples "poison":

  1. But perhaps the poison was not strong enough. - "Marguerite de Valois", Alexandre Dumas.
  2. He could not avoid adding this last touch of the poison point. - "Gunman's Reckoning", Max Brand.
  3. But could we not poison this Dolfin, after all? - "Hereward, The Last of the English", Charles Kingsley.