Synonyms of 'poisonous'
of or like a poisonAll parts of the yew tree are poisonous.
the cost of cleaning up toxic waste
She had suffered a fatal heart attack.
a deadly disease currently affecting dolphins
a lethal dose of sleeping pills
a mortal blow
A virulent form of the disease has appeared in Belgium.
carbon monoxide and other noxious gases
The adder is Britain's only venomous snake.
a mephitic stench
maliciouspoisonous attacks on the Church
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in the sense of baleful
harmful, menacing, or vindictiveHe had a baleful look.
in the sense of baneful
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