envenom

verb en·ven·om \ in-ˈve-nəm , en- \

Definition of envenom

transitive verb
1 : to make poisonous
2 : embitter

Examples of envenom in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of envenom

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


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