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venomous

Saltos de línea: ven¦om|ous
Pronunciación: /ˈvɛnəməs
 
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Definición de venomous en inglés:

adjetivo

1(Of an animal, especially a snake) secreting venom; capable of injecting venom by means of a bite or sting: a leading expert on venomous snakes the box jelly is earth 's most venomous creature
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Only about 50% of bites by exotic venomous snakes inject sufficient venom to cause clinical envenoming.
  • Zookeepers in Cincinnati, Ohio helped police search the home of a woman who died after being bitten by a venomous pet snake.
  • Anytime you receive a bite from a venomous snake, it's a very dangerous encounter.
Sinónimos
1.1(Of a person or their behaviour) full of malice or spite: she replied with a venomous glance
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • To those who left the new church he had established he was persistently venomous.
  • When it finally did hit theaters in 2003 the critics weren't just harsh; they were venomous.
  • I slowly sat up and faced my venomous brother and Will who seemed very unhappy.
Sinónimos
rancorous, malevolent, vitriolic, vindictive, malicious, malignant, malign, poisonous, baleful, bitter, acrimonious, resentful, grudging, virulent, pernicious, antagonistic, hostile, hate-filled, menacing, nasty, evil, evil-intentioned, unfriendly, cruel, unkind, unpleasant;
informal bitchy, catty
literary malefic, maleficent

Origen

Middle English: from Old French venimeux, from venim (see venom).

Derivados

venomously

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • ‘Our Church doesn't support war,’ she venomously retorted.
  • Brecht's words, juxtaposed against Weill's music, with its atonal harmonies and angular lines, venomously satirized the state of affairs.
  • He tackles, often venomously; he passes, with accuracy; and he scores goals, crucially.

venomousness

2
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • There's a palpable venomousness in the exchanges across and around the floor of the Chamber.
  • What makes Fight For Your Life so stark is the venomousness of the racial hatred that it manages to touch upon.
  • How can I possibly convey the terrible venomousness with which he uttered these words?

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