poisonous substance

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Synonyms for poisonous substance

any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism

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According to the website of the Humane Society of the United States, the sweet taste of ethylene glycol, the main ingredient in most major antifreeze brands, often tempts animals and children to drink the highly poisonous substance.
Teenagers' brains are not mature enough to facilitate the poisonous substance of ethyl alcohol.
To sell a powerful, addictive and poisonous substance at the queue line for tills as if it were an impulse buy is a deliberate, calculated and cynical act.
Pat A If a pet suddenly begins drooling, this can be a response to something they have eaten, such as a stinging insect or a poisonous substance.
The action was taken after a 17-year-old girl was rushed to Dewsbury District Hospital after drinking a poisonous substance, possibly the drug GHB, at the club on January 23.
KARACHI, July 28 -- A woman committed suicide by consuming a poisonous substance in FB Area in the precincts of Jauharabad police station.
Richard Stott, 22, launched the poisonous substance at the two women after they had got into a verbal disagreement with his own girlfriend.
Arti injected herself with some poisonous substance and killed self.
According to the security source, preliminary investigations also showed that a poisonous substance was mixed to the fruit salad the four ate before they died.
But he now faces trial over an allegation that he administered a poisonous substance to a 14 year-old boy.
An afterword explicates the author's inspiration for the story and her interest in controlling the poisonous substance she features.
The gas utility said it detected the poisonous substance in both the soil and underground water at the site of the defunct Kanzakigawa factory in Osaka's Yodogawa ward.
Science has harnessed the most poisonous substance on earth in a medical anti-wrinkle breakthrough that is causing more excitement than Viagra.
Austrian aviation authorities ordered the pilot to fly back to Vienna for security purposes, apparently concerned that the powder involves a poisonous substance.
The moral of this story is, if you have a container that has been used to hold a poisonous substance do not store it outdoors where rainwater can get into it.