Predicate: poison

Roleset id: poison.01 , kill via poison, kill or make sick via poison, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

poison.01: POISON-V NOTES: Based on WSJ. Member of VNcls poison-42.2. (from poison.01-v) POISONING-N NOTES: ~poison.01 (from poisoning.01-n)


poisoning (n.)
poison (v.)Cause_harm


        Arg0-PAG: killer (vnrole: 42.2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: corpse (vnrole: 42.2-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: poison (vnrole: 42.2-Instrument)

Example: unk

        After a large quantity of the radioactive material polonium was detected in the body of former Russian agent Litvinenko , who died of poisoning , the British police conducted random dragnet investigations in areas related to Litvinenko , and as a result found polonium in 12 of these locations .

        Rel: poisoning

Example: All args

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        Myrtle's poisoning of her husband with arsenic landed her in the slammer.

        Arg0: Myrtle's
        Rel: poisoning
        Arg1: of her husband
        Arg2: with arsenic

Roleset id: poison.02 , put poison on/in something, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

poison.02: POISON-V NOTES: Based on WSJ. Member of VNcls butter-9.9. (from poison.02-v)


poison (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: applier (vnrole: 9.9-Agent)
        Arg1-GOL: poisoned substance (vnrole: 9.9-Destination)
        Arg2-PPT: poison (vnrole: 9.9-Theme)

Example: inferred agent

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        Euro Disneyland shares made a debut like Snow White yesterday while most of the London stock market looked like it had eaten the Evil Queen's poisoned apple.

        Arg0: the Evil Queen's
        Rel: poisoned
        Arg1: apple

Predicate: poisonous

Roleset id: poisonous.03 , venomous, toxic, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

poisonous.03: POISONOUS-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT-7. Relation to poison.01, poison.02. (from poisonous.01-j)


poisonous (j.)Toxic_substance


        Arg1-PPT: entity susceptible to poison
        Arg2-PAG: poison

Example: both args

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        Korean people are utterly , ruthlessly poisonous to Chinese people ,

        Arg2: Korean people
        Argm-ext: utterly
        Argm-mnr: ruthlessly
        Rel: poisonous
        Arg1: to Chinese people