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Synonyms for empoison

to have a destructive effect on

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Abashar was already cited in another "plot" aiming to empoison Khalil Ibrahim while he was in Tripoli, Libya.
US officials publically demanded Juba to stop its support to the Sudanese rebel groups fearing that such behavior would empoison the strained relations between the two country and lead to an all-out war between the two countries affecting regional stability.
Bouchard, noting the narrator's description of Roberto's realization as an "epifania," writes, "Despite an epiphanic moment in which Roberto realizes the futility of his attempt [to find redemption through writing], he continues to write and empoisons himself more and more" ("Postmodern" 199).