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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. poisoned

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To poison; to infect with poison.
  • adj. Poisoned.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To poison; charge or infect with poison.
  • Infected with poison; poisoned.


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  • Still, it is clearly pedantic to avoid the obvious by clothing it in befogged terminology, as one might by writing arenaceous or sabulous for sandy, immund for dirty, nates for buttocks, or venenate for poison (vb.).

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol X No 3


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