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poison / veneno
poison   [ˈpɔɪzn]
A. -noun   (literally, figurative)   veneno (m)
·to die of poison
·morir envenenado
·to take poison
·they hate each other like poison
·se odian a muerte
a. what'noun your poison?   *   humorous   ¿qué toma?
B. -transitive verb
1. envenenar   (chemically)   intoxicar
·the wells were poisoned
·habían echado sustancias tóxicas a los pozos
2. (figurative)   envenenar,   emponzoñar
·to poison somebody'noun mind (against something/somebody)
·envenenar la mente de somebody, someone (contra algo/somebody, someone)
·a poisoned chalice
(especially British, Great Britain)   un arma de doble filo
C. -compound
·poison gas   -noun   gas (m) tóxico
·poison ivy   -noun
(=plant)   hiedra (f) venenosa
(=rash)   urticaria (f)
·poison oak   -noun
(=plant)   zumaque (m) venenoso   (loosely)   poison ivy
·poison pen letter   -noun   anónimo (m) ofensivo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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