Roget category 6635. Words relating to the voluntary powers
› 5.2. Prospective volition
›› 5.2.2. Subservience to ends
(cause of pain)
damnosa hereditas [Lat.] —
sting, fang, thorn, tang, bramble, brier, nettle.
poison, toxin — teratogen — leaven, virus venom — arsenic — antimony, tartar emetic — strychnine, nicotine — miasma, miasm†, mephitis†, malaria, azote†, sewer gas — pest.
[poisonous substances, examples] Albany hemp†, arsenious oxide, arsenious acid — bichloride of mercury — carbonic acid, carbonic gas — choke damp, corrosive sublimate, fire damp — hydrocyanic acid, cyanide, Prussic acid, hydrogen cyanide — marsh gas, nux vomica [Lat.], ratsbane†.
[poisonous plants] hemlock, hellebore, nightshade, belladonna, henbane, aconite — banewort†, bhang, ganja†, hashish — Upas tree.
[list of poisonous substances] Toxline (online).
rust, worm, helminth [Med.], moth, moth and rust, fungus, mildew — dry rot — canker, cankerworm — cancer — torpedo — viper etc. (evil doer) 913 — demon etc. 980.
[Science of poisons] toxicology.
phr.. bibere venenum in auro [Lat.].
3. Contingent Subservience
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