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1. hemlock

noun. ['ˈhɛmˌlɑːk'] large branching biennial herb native to Eurasia and Africa and adventive in North America having large fernlike leaves and white flowers; usually found in damp habitats; all parts extremely poisonous.

Synonyms

  • genus Conium
  • Conium maculatum
  • poisonous plant
  • winter fern
  • Conium
  • poison parsley
  • poison hemlock
  • California fern

Etymology

  • hemlok (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Poison Hemlock

Sentences with poison-hemlock


1. Noun Phrase
Foragers might mistake poison hemlock or water hemlock for carrot during its early stages of growth.

2. Noun Phrase
Its lacy white flower is appealing, but poison hemlock has the power to paralyze.

3. Noun Phrase
Call your vet immediately if you suspect your dog may have ingested poison hemlock.

4. Noun Phrase
If your pet eats poison hemlock, you will see the effects within minutes.

2. hemlock

noun. ['ˈhɛmˌlɑːk'] an evergreen tree.

Synonyms

  • western hemlock
  • west coast hemlock
  • Tsuga canadensis
  • Canadian hemlock
  • Carolina hemlock
  • Tsuga caroliniana
  • Tsuga
  • Pacific hemlock
  • Tsuga heterophylla
  • coniferous tree
  • eastern hemlock
  • genus Tsuga
  • Tsuga mertensiana
  • conifer
  • hemlock tree
  • spruce pine
  • black hemlock

Etymology

  • hemlok (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. hemlock

noun. ['ˈhɛmˌlɑːk'] poisonous drug derived from an Eurasian plant of the genus Conium.

Synonyms

  • plant toxin

Etymology

  • hemlok (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. hemlock

noun. ['ˈhɛmˌlɑːk'] soft coarse splintery wood of a hemlock tree especially the western hemlock.

Synonyms

  • wood

Etymology

  • hemlok (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. poison

noun. ['ˈpɔɪzən'] any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism.

Synonyms

  • toxin
  • atropine
  • toxicant
  • substance
  • hyoscyamine

Antonyms

  • encourage
  • elate
  • obey
  • moral

Etymology

  • poison (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • potio (Latin)

6. poison

verb. ['ˈpɔɪzən'] spoil as if by poison.

Synonyms

  • pervert
  • demoralise
  • deprave
  • debase
  • misdirect
  • demoralize
  • subvert
  • corrupt
  • profane
  • vitiate

Antonyms

  • reverent
  • validate
  • exotoxin
  • endotoxin

Etymology

  • poison (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • potio (Latin)

7. poison

verb. ['ˈpɔɪzən'] add poison to.

Synonyms

  • alter
  • modify
  • change

Antonyms

  • dishonesty
  • fresh
  • perfect
  • heavenly

Etymology

  • poison (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • potio (Latin)

8. poison

verb. ['ˈpɔɪzən'] kill with poison.

Antonyms

  • pious

Etymology

  • poison (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • potio (Latin)

9. poison

noun. ['ˈpɔɪzən'] anything that harms or destroys.

Antonyms

  • sadist

Etymology

  • poison (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • potio (Latin)

10. poison

verb. ['ˈpɔɪzən'] administer poison to.

Synonyms

  • intoxicate
  • dose

Antonyms

  • incorrupt
  • honest
  • lawful

Etymology

  • poison (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • potio (Latin)
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