They are fair arguments, I guess, but not when you put it up against accusations of toxic drinking water causing weird cancers.
But it is not actually as toxic as it seems (although, admittedly, it does seem pretty toxic).
In the same speech, Beck compared Washington, D.C. to Chernobyl—because our political system is “toxic,” get it?
Now, Texas is the object of economic envy and California is the object lesson, the toxic state.
Chicagoan Bill Smith discovered Chen three years ago when she was scavenging for survival in Phnom Penh's toxic garbage dumps.
The histone was so toxic that its anaphylactic properties could not be studied.
This drug is one-seventh as toxic as cocaine but is also weaker in action.
The toxic action of the impurities of crude acetylene is discussed in Chapter V.
The experiments performed do not identify the nature of the toxic agent.
toxic leucocytosis occurring in intoxications with the so-called blood poisons.
1660s, from French toxique, from Late Latin toxicus "poisoned," from Latin toxicum "poison," from Greek toxikon (pharmakon) "(poison) for use on arrows," from toxikon, neuter of toxikos "pertaining to arrows or archery," and thus to a bow, from toxon "bow," probably from a Scythian word that also was borrowed into Latin as taxus "yew."
toxic tox·ic (tŏk'sĭk)
Of, relating to, or caused by a toxin or other poison.
Capable of causing injury or death, especially by chemical means; poisonous.