"poisoning" in the noun sense
1. poisoning, toxic condition, intoxication
the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
the act of giving poison to a person or animal with the intent to kill
"poisoning" in the verb sense
spoil as if by poison
"poison someone's mind"
"poison the atmosphere in the office"
kill with poison
"She poisoned her husband"
3. poison, envenom
add poison to
"Her husband poisoned her drink in order to kill her"
kill by its poison
"This mushrooms can poison"
administer poison to
"She poisoned her husband but he did not die"
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