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1. Hurtful; harmful; baneful; pernicious; injurious; destructive; unwholesome; insalubrious; as, noxious air, food, or climate; pernicious; corrupting to morals; as, noxious practices or examples. Too frequent an appearance in places of public resort is noxious to spiritual promotions. (swift)

2. Guilty; criminal. Those who are noxious in the eye of the law. (abp. Bramhall)

Synonym: noisome, hurtful, harmful, injurious, destructive, pernicious, mischievous, corrupting, baneful, unwholesome, insalubrious. See Noisome.

Noxiously, Noxiousness.

Origin: L. Noxius, fr. Noxa harm; akin to nocere to harm, hurt. Cf. Nuisance, Necromancy.

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Red lichen on most rocks but not some

Maybe because of its exposure to sunlight? or being a dam I am sure they have catchment maintenance and one of the jobs would be to keep noxious weeds at bay. So the target species of weeds they may have sprayed at the bottom of the lichen growth may of oversprayed from drift onto t he rocks ...

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Wed Nov 20, 2013 8:55 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Red lichen on most rocks but not some
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... can result due to the inflammation and swelling -edema present in the body of the affected individual along with the presence of many types of noxious chemicals-these create blockages in the transport of vital nutrients into the body and absorptive systems in the body go out of control leading ...

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by Jennuan
Wed Oct 29, 2008 4:21 am
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Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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Identifying a flowering tree/plant

That's a very strange and beautiful plant. I sure hope it's not a noxious invasive.

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by AstusAleator
Tue Oct 07, 2008 3:33 pm
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Topic: Identifying a flowering tree/plant
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The Fiber Disease

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... "An action of a drug on the effectiveness or toxicity of another drug". And "An adverse reaction to a drug has been defined as any noxious or unintended reaction to a drug that is administered in standard doses by the proper route for the purpose of prophylaxis, diagnosis, or treatment(2). ...

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