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envenom

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verb en·ven·om \in-ˈve-nəm, en-\

Definition of envenom

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make poisonous

  3. 2 :  embitter



Examples of envenom

  1. <thoughtless, self-indulgent antics that only managed to envenom his teammates>



Origin of envenom

Middle English envenimen, from Anglo-French envenimer, from en- + venim venom


First Known Use: 13th century


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