Any of various similar poisons, related to proteins, formed in certain plants, as ricin, or secreted by certain animals, as snake venom: toxins, when injected into animals or humans, typically initiate the formation of antitoxins
1918, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The People that Time Forgot, edition HTML, The Gutenberg Project, published 2008:
The bacterium, fungus, or virus that causes such a disease.
A calling on God or the gods to send evil or injury down on some person or thing
The end of life of an organism or cell. In humans and animals, death is manifested by the permanent cessation of vital organic functions, including the absence of heartbeat, spontaneous breathing, and brain activity. Cells die as a result of external injury or by an orderly, programmed series of self-destructive events known as apoptosis . The most common causes of death for humans in well-developed countries are cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer's disease, certain chronic diseases such as diabetes and emphysema, lung infections, and accidents.
A cause of ruin:
Anything that causes harm, pain, misery, disaster, etc.
Immoral or unjust effects:
A particular form of hurt, damage, or loss:
(Usually in the singular, formal) A punishment or defeat that is deserved and cannot be avoided.
An act, condition, thing, or person causing trouble, annoyance, or inconvenience
The definition of a pest is an annoying person or thing.
(Uncountable) Something that leads to serious trouble or destruction.
Torment is pain, suffering, annoyance or anxiety.
Success, especially when at least partially resulting from luck:
A fragment of something that has been destroyed
The disabling or destruction of a ship by a storm or other disaster; shipwreck
A wrecking or being wrecked
A source of spreading corruption or decay.
The definition of contagion is an infectious disease spread through contact, or the transmission of a disease from one person to another through contact, or the spread of a bad or harmful idea or practice.
A harmful or destructive influence:
One that destroys:
A person, car, train, boat, etc. that salvages or clears away wrecks; specif., a truck equipped to tow away wrecked or disabled automobiles
Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
Sick people considered as a group. Often used with the.
Any means of inflicting severe punishment, suffering, or vengeance
(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
Food left over from one meal and, often, eaten at a later meal
A cause or source of harm, damage, or annoyance
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