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ven·om·ous

 (vĕn′ə-məs)
adj.
1.
a. Secreting and transmitting venom: a venomous snake.
b. Full of or containing venom: a venomous substance.
2.
a. Malicious; spiteful: a venomous remark.
b. Harmful or destructive: "all the venomous ingredients of corruption" (Garry Wills).

ven′om·ous·ly adv.
ven′om·ous·ness n.

ven•om•ous

(ˈvɛn ə məs)

adj.
1. (of an animal) having a gland or glands for secreting venom; able to inflict a poisonous bite or sting.
2. full of or containing venom; poisonous.
3. spiteful; malignant.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French]
ven′om•ous•ly, adv.
ven′om•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.venomous - extremely poisonous or injuriousvenomous - extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom; "venomous snakes"; "a virulent insect bite"
toxic - of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison; "suffering from exposure to toxic substances"
2.venomous - marked by deep ill will; deliberately harmful; "poisonous hate"; "venomous criticism"; "vicious gossip"
malicious - having the nature of or resulting from malice; "malicious gossip"; "took malicious pleasure in...watching me wince"- Rudyard Kipling

venomous

adjective
2. poisonous, poison, toxic, virulent, noxious, baneful (archaic), envenomed, mephitic The adder is Britain's only venomous snake.
poisonous harmless, nontoxic, nonpoisonous, nonvenomous

venomous

adjective
1. Capable of injuring or killing by poison:
2. Characterized by intense ill will or spite:
Slang: bitchy.
Translations
حاقِد، مَليء بالضَّغينَهسام
jedovatýjízlivý
giftigondskabsfuld
myrkyllinen
epés
eitraîurillkvittinn
kin/garaz doluzehirli

venomous

[ˈvenəməs] ADJ (lit) → venenoso (fig) [look] → maligno; [tongue] → viperino

venomous

[ˈvɛnəməs] adj
[snake, spider] → venimeux/euse
(fig) [person] → venimeux/euse, fielleux/euse; [attack] → venimeux/euse

venomous

adj (lit, fig)giftig; tone alsogehässig; tongue alsoscharf, böse; attackscharf; sarcasmbeißend; hatredvernichtend, tödlich; venomous snakeGiftschlange f

venomous

[ˈvɛnəməs] adj (also) (fig) → velenoso/a

venom

(ˈvenəm) noun
1. the poison produced by some snakes, scorpions etc, transmitted by biting or stinging. the venom of a cobra.
2. great ill-feeling, anger etc. He spoke with venom.
ˈvenomous adjective
1. (of snakes etc) poisonous. venomous reptiles.
2. (of people, their words etc) full of ill-feeling. a venomous speech.
ˈvenomously adverb

venomous

a. venenoso-a, tóxico-a.

venomous

adj venenoso
References in classic literature ?
It was an ugly, little, venomous serpent of a noise, as ever did petty violence to human ears.
Of an impulsive and passionate nature, she had fortified herself to encounter the stings and venomous stabs of public contumely, wreaking itself in every variety of insult; but there was a quality so much more terrible in the solemn mood of the popular mind, that she longed rather to behold all those rigid countenances contorted with scornful merriment, and herself the object.
Finally, with a venomous access of irritation, I said I would leave without the sock; so I rose up and made straight for the door--as I supposed--and suddenly confronted my dim spectral image in the unbroken mirror.
I sometimes wonder at him with an intensity that deadens my fear: yet, I assure you, a tiger or a venomous serpent could not rouse terror in me equal to that which he wakens.
You haven't got a venomous old woman in a wig to act with now.
It came into my mind when I began to chew it that perhaps it might be that venomous herb against which no antidote had yet been found, but persuading myself afterwards that my fears were merely chimerical, I continued to chew it, till a man accidentally meeting me, and seeing me with a handful of it, cried out to me that I was poisoned; I had happily not swallowed any of it, and throwing out what I had in my mouth, I returned God thanks for this instance of his protection.
Du Bousquier cast upon the chevalier the most venomous look that toad ever darted on its prey.
As I was approaching Dejah Thoris' chariot I passed Sarkoja, and the black, venomous look she accorded me was the sweetest balm I had felt for many hours.
Some looked neither to the right hand nor the left, and knew not that he was there; some merely glanced that way, without admitting the slumberer among their busy thoughts; some laughed to see how soundly he slept; and several, whose hearts were brimming full of scorn, ejected their venomous superfluity on David Swan.
Medea, almost bursting with rage, uttered precisely such a hiss as one of her own snakes, only ten times more venomous and spiteful; and glaring fiercely out of the blaze of the chariot, she shook her hands over the multitude below, as if she were scattering a million of curses among them.
It was for this venomous performance rather than for his lies, impudence, and laziness that his uncle used to knock him down.
He always spoke in the same deliberate, well- chiselled, polite way, whether his words were sugary or venomous.