(1) Detoxification once referred to the process of removing some specific poisonous substance from the body.(2) The swamps are infested with poisonous snakes and fearsome insects with bites so strong they will either kill a man or drive him mad.(3) At least one other kind of fern is immediately poisonous , so such plants are not to be tasted at random.(4) Lower in status were the scorpion-charmers, who used magic to rid an area of poisonous reptiles and insects.(5) Older brothers or sisters should be supervised when around a baby to stop them feeding tablets or other poisonous substances to the baby.(6) The poisonous insects are known to cause a horrible rash if tiny hairs from their bodies come into contact with a person's skin and they can also spark asthma and hay fever attacks.(7) The atmosphere surrounding this dispute has gradually changed from fraught to poisonous .(8) Primitive humans would have needed to avoid certain species of animals, as we do now, such as venomous snakes, poisonous frogs, tarantulas and wolves.(9) But the hole had its dangers; if the pot broke or cracked, the guerrilla could be attacked by poisonous spiders or snakes.(10) If you have young children think twice before planting poisonous trees.(11) He talked at some length about how the atmosphere in D.C. was more poisonous than he had ever seen.(12) From the outset, he has faced two obstacles: impossibly high expectations and a political atmosphere that can only be described as poisonous .(13) A snake or poisonous spider bites in a single spot, but the box jelly's venom enters a victim's body over a very large area.(14) Jennette Fitzsimmons once said that there was a poisonous atmosphere within the party, it seems as though she is right(15) But the poisonous atmosphere is unlikely to help the trusts perform any better.(16) The police sent the viscera of the woman for chemical examination to find out if the death was caused by some poisonous substance.
(1) poisonous snake :: giftige slang
1. venomous ::
2. toxic ::
3. malicious ::
4. toxicant ::
5. vicious ::
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...it is POISONOUS in its raw form
and lethal if prepared improperly.
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 13
Beautiful but POISONOUS.
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 1
then you have been breathing in
the POISONOUS gas
The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 16
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