1. An outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something; SYN. camouflage.
2. Any attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer's identity.
3. The act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance; SYN. camouflage.
1. A poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance.
2. The state of being intoxicated or drunk; inebriation; ebriety; drunkenness.
3. The act of intoxicating or making drunk.
4. A high excitement of mind; an elation which rises to enthusiasm, frenzy, or madness.
1. Killing by the administration of poison.
2. The physiological state produced by a poison or a toxic substance.
ETYM New Lat., from Greek, putrefaction.
The presence of pus-forming bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues. General term for infectious change in the body caused by bacteria or their toxins. State of poisoning in part of body or blood stream.
A contaminating mark or influence