Examples of venom in a Sentence
She spoke of him with venom in her voice.
He spewed venom against his rival.
Recent Examples of venom from the Web
The Clistopyga has a particularly gruesome manner of laying eggs: first, the wasp finds spider nests, then paralyzes the spider with venom.
The toxins in a particular jellyfish’s venom vary by species, but the most common ingredient is porin.
Stingrays are armed to defend themselves with an edgy and sharp spine in their tail, where venom is produced.
But by the end of that day in late May, Jeremy Sutcliffe would be in a coma, his body ravaged by rattlesnake venom and doctors unsure whether the 40-year-old would survive.
Striking his one-handed backhand with venom and throwing in his share of drop shots, the Serb stormed to the first set.
Brown recluse spider venom includes a neurotoxic component, that is known to cause chills, fever or, in some rare cases, death.
Any columnist or newspaper comments reader can tell you there’s a level of venom aimed at points of view, individuals featured in the news, and any voice for any cause, that is (in my decades of journalism) unmatched in poisonous tone.
According to media reports, the man received a massive dose of the snake’s venom.
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Origin and Etymology of venom
VENOM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of venom for English Language Learners
: poison that is produced by an animal (such as a snake) and used to kill or injure another animal usually through biting or stinging
: a very strong feeling of anger or hatred
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