Definitions

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  • adj. Killed, paralysed, or harmed by receiving a dose of poison.
  • adj. Containing poison.
  • adj. Such that its capture will lessen the capturing player's chance of winning.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of poison.

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Examples

  • With these boundaries, the immigration dialogue will remain poisoned, and harsh enforcement and racial profiling practices will persist.

    Carlos Roa: What Part of Human Being Don't You Understand?

  • First, what would have to occur for lead from rifle bullets to result in poisoned wildlife?

    Thoughts on Lead Bans

  • This story about one of the only Golden Eagles in the Borders of Scotland being poisoned is profoundly depressing.

    Archive 2007-08-12

  • I was sick for a couple of days, meanly sick, and my arms were painfully poisoned from the barnacle scratches.

    Chapter VI

  • The flesh of animals thus poisoned, is harmless in the stomach.

    Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • If a DNS directory is "poisoned" -- altered to contain false information regarding which web address is associated with what numeric string -- users can be silently shuttled to a bogus website even if they type in the correct URL.

    Pharming Out-Scams Phishing

  • Well, I must say, Wendy, that Dawg has been "Waiting For Godot" for some time now and, when they ripped out my gall bladder last December and diagnosed my billirubin poisoned blood as unpromising for continued life on the planet I thought that I would soon be keeping company with my long dead Aunt Maude who never liked me and thought me, correctly, as one who would never amount to a hill of grits sans butter but I´m still, here for now and she can kiss my butt.

    Moving Forwardly Backwardly

  • The term is another example of misdirection, but it doesn't hit you over the head with the idea of poisoned money, you have to pause and wonder; "What the hell does that mean?"

    B. Jeffrey Madoff: Yelling From the Back Step

  • It's been closed, but too late: The land and the people have been poisoned, which is why a citizens 'group stands guard at the dump around the clock, fearing that it might be reopened.

    See Naples and Cry

  • Because we don't know what most of those amendments are, there could be what's known as a poisoned pill, an amendment designed to sink the bill if it gets on -- if it gets attached to it.

    CNN Transcript Jun 15, 2007

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