poisonnoun [C or U]uk /ˈpɔɪ.zən/ us /ˈpɔɪ.zən/
- Bottles of lemonade doctored with rat poison were discovered in the kitchen.
- Forensic examination revealed a large quantity of poison in the dead man's stomach.
- The giraffe was killed with a spear that had been tipped with poison.
- Arsenic is a deadly poison that takes immediate effect.
- a phial of poison
poisonverb [T]uk /ˈpɔɪ.zən/ us /ˈpɔɪ.zən/
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