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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Eastern indigos like to eat other snakes, especially copperheads, a venomous snake that is responsible for more snake bites in the Southeastern U.S. than any other snake.
Each year about 7,000 people in the U.S. are bitten by venomous snakes.
King cobras are the world's largest venomous snakes, growing up to nearly 19 feet.
Team sports were cutthroat too, and Gabe often saw her brothers succeed or fail based on the venomous whims of small-town sports politics.
Some states allows humans to kill wildlife that are threatening their safety (see the Wildlife Code of Missouri for details) and this includes venomous snakes.
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.
Harrison says that holding venomous snakes has to be about something bigger than an egotistical desire to exert power over something that can kill you. ‘‘
Some stinging corals are not corals at all — venomous fire corals, for instance, are hydrozoa, related to jellyfish and anemones.
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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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