envenom


en·ven·om

verb \in-ˈve-nəm, en-\

Definition of ENVENOM

transitive verb
1
:  to make poisonous
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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