poisonous


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Related to poisonous: Poisonous Animals, Poisonous snakes, Poisonous spiders
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having the qualities or effects of a poison

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not safe to eat

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marked by deep ill will

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You shall hear the truth in respect to the poisoner Rappaccini and his poisonous daughter; yes, poisonous as she is beautiful.
Hast thou grown so poisonous that this deadly insect perishes by thy breath?
I am going, father, where the evil which thou hast striven to mingle with my being will pass away like a dream-like the fragrance of these poisonous flowers, which will no longer taint my breath among the flowers of Eden.
Yes, my young friend," he added to the American reporter, with a sudden mood of amused geniality, "it may interest you to know that the world has swum through the poisonous current which swirls like the Gulf Stream through the ocean of ether.
Flee, my friend, into thy solitude: I see thee stung all over by the poisonous flies.
Exhausted I see thee, by poisonous flies; bleeding I see thee, and torn at a hundred spots; and thy pride will not even upbraid.
But take care lest it be thy fate to suffer all their poisonous injustice!
Thy neighbours will always be poisonous flies; what is great in thee--that itself must make them more poisonous, and always more fly-like.
To continue the allegory, Prince," she answered, passing on to the next table, "also with poisonous berries.
She told 7DAYS: "The snake was found inside the flight with goods and we are lucky to have found it, as it is a poisonous, deadly snake.
Visitors are taken around in small parties accompanied by a gardener who knows the poisonous plants.
However, all the three fell unconscious due to suffocating poisonous gas and died on the spot.
The mushrooms with white caps and those having rings on their trunks are poisonous and must not be eaten.
The fish which is hardly distinguishable from a rock is in the list of world's top five most poisonous animals.
One sufferer told the team that his phobia had been triggered when he saw a blue-ringed octopus, one of the most poisonous animals in the world.