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Use "dioxins" in a sentence
"I consider it no small irony that the first syllable of the word dioxins sounds like die: So potent is this group of more than 100 cancer-causing industrial chemicals that the Environmental Protection Agency is currently considering setting the "safe" daily level for human exposure at seven-tenths of a picogram per kilogram of body weight."
"But plants don't typically absorb dioxins, which is why researchers have found lower levels of the pollutant in the breast milk of vegetarian mothers, compared with those who ate a meat-intensive diet."
"But a friend just told me that the worst toxins are something called dioxins, and there's nothing I can really do to avoid them."