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toxic

harmful or deadly

toxic

[′täk·sik]
(medicine)
Relating to a harmful effect by a poisonous substance on the human body by physical contact, ingestion, or inhalation.
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Such chemical causes dying out of critically endangered endemic plant species and also affect the animals toxically via bioaccumulation.
KARACHI -- Consumption of toxically germ-infested water by many in the urban slums and rural sector of the country has been identified as one of the major factors leading to varied forms of disability among children born to them.
With a sound track blending reverential poetry on the subject of martyrdom with raunchy Arabic and Western pop, the video sheds light on what Manna describes as Jerusalem's thug culture--an intensely macho world of drugs, crime, and debt, dominated by violent, sexually explicit language and bizarrely old-fashioned codes of honor--and reveals the fears and dreams of disaffected young men trapped in an overly symbolic but toxically small city with limited economic opportunity, terrible fashion sense, and a totally uncertain future.
India's parliament remains toxically dysfunctional with little, if any, business conducted," BNP said.
Mark Wahlberg's character screams at their filthy-rich kidnap victim (Tony Shalhoub in a toxically anti-Semitic performance).
The point here is not simply the banal futurity that the child is made toxically to signify in our "hopes and dreams" of the future: that particular banality Lee Edelman has already identified and deconstructed in his monumental No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive.
Lack of a proper diet and his general health had seen his body react toxically to prescribed drugs and his breathing become erratic, she said.
Since its inception in 2006, the goals have been to provide a new forum for intelligent discussion, grounded in facts and informed by reasoned analysis; to transcend the toxically emotional and the reflexively ideological; and to encourage recognition that the opposing side has intellectually respectable views.
As investment banks are concerned it is estimated that half of their very big earnings from the lasy four years before the crisis came from overleverage, while as commercial banks were doing well and were satisfactorily capitalized only on the surface because they were hiding outside the balance sheets the financial vehicles which toxically invested with the loaned money.
Since leachate is some of the most toxically diverse and chemically complex water in the world, environmentally friendly handling and treatment is very important.
All the found wreckage is examined to find out whether it is toxic, and as is established, it is not toxically dangerous, specialists assure.
Magnant et al found some differences in patients with scleroderma between those occupationally toxically exposed and others, suggesting that the exposures influence the severity of scleroderma (20).