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EN[ˈtɒk.sɪk] [ˈtɑk.sɪk] [-ɒksɪk]
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    Definition of toxic in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore toxicSUPmost toxicPREtoxi-SUF-oxic
    1. (toxicology) Having a chemical nature that is harmful to health or lethal if consumed or otherwise entering into the body in sufficient quantities.
      1. (figuratively) harmful.
        1. a toxic environment that promoted bullying
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      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • This study also showed that the orchard fungicide fenbuconazole, when combined with acetamiprid, was five times more toxic [ …]
        • It was a superdepressing message to Steele’s fellow party members north of the Mason-Dixon line: Good for you in saddling yourself with a toxic political affiliation out of principle.
        • Se and selenocompounds could be toxic for most the plants and Astragalus plants are known to tolerate high levels of Se, also in our previous study, A.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
      Related Links:
      1. en toxicology
      2. en toxicologist
      3. en toxicity
      4. fr toxico
      5. en toxics
      Source: Wiktionary

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      Grammatically, this word "toxic" is an adjective.
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