Definition of venomous
Examples of venomous in a Sentence
The cobra is a venomous snake.
a venomous attack on his character
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The spectacle was provoking an increasingly venomous response from officials — including charges of treason — a sure sign the protest had touched a nerve, the organizers said.
Some stinging corals are not corals at all — venomous fire corals, for instance, are hydrozoa, related to jellyfish and anemones.
American sports culture, even in far more popular leagues, isn’t as venomous or destructive as what Cole experienced at home.
The species is known to be more aggressive and venomous than Florida’s European honey bees.
In a change from previous investments, in which Mr. Loeb was known for his venomous attacks on the chief executives of the targeted companies, Third Point has praised Nestlé’s leader, Ulf Mark Schneider.
The venomous canebrake rattlesnake dwells in the woods throughout most of the state, particularly hardwood forests.
Red Ratsnakes are sometimes called Red Cornsnakes, are non-venomous and can eventually grow to about six-feet long, ABC News reported.
The animal’s venomous tentacles can stick to arms and legs, delivering burning pain to a large swath of skin.
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Definition of venomous for English Language Learners
: capable of putting poison or venom into another animal's body usually by biting or stinging it
: containing venom
: expressing very strong hatred or anger
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