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toxic

tox·ic

toxic

 
 
pronunciation:
tak sihk
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, or resulting from a toxin or other poison.
toxic effects
 
synonyms:
poisonous
similar words:
mephitic, venomous, virulent
definition 2: acting as or like a poison; injurious or deadly.
Because lead is a toxic element, it is no longer used in paint.
synonyms:
deadly, deleterious, fatal, injurious, lethal, noxious, poisonous
antonyms:
harmless, nontoxic
similar words:
baneful, dangerous, harmful, pernicious, poison, virulent
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derivations: toxically (adv.), toxicity (n.)