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1. toxic

adjective. ['ˈtɑːksɪk'] of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison.

Synonyms

  • unhealthful
  • poisonous
  • noxious
  • cyanogenic
  • nephrotoxic
  • harmful
  • deadly
  • toxicant
  • cyanogenetic
  • virulent
  • hepatotoxic
  • venomous

Antonyms

  • innocuous
  • healthful
  • harmless
  • wholesome

Etymology

  • toxique (French)
  • toxicus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Toxic

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Example sentences of the word toxic


1. Noun, singular or mass
Temperatures 80 or higher kill their live food and cause toxic blooms.

2. Adjective
Not only is boric acid less toxic and more environmentally friendly, it is often less expensive as well.

Quotes containing the word toxic


1. There is no life to be found in violence. Every act of violence brings us closer to death. Whether it's the mundane violence we do to our bodies by overeating toxic food or drink or the extreme violence of child abuse, domestic warfare, life-threatening poverty, addiction, or state terrorism.
- bell hooks

2. Even if toxic people are right about what is "good,"they are wrong if the approach is not healthy.
- John Lewis Lund, How to Hug a Porcupine: Dealing With Toxic & Difficult to Love Personalities

3. Friendship is so important. The goal of a good friendship should be for life! To keep it for life! If you find a friendship, and it gives you a joy inside, a peace, and a freedom; keep that friendship for life. Through it all, you stay together. So many friendships are toxic, but the good ones are really good! I always tell my son this, I always say, a friend is for life!
- C. JoyBell C.

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