from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A poisonous secretion of an animal, such as a snake, spider, or scorpion, usually transmitted by a bite or sting.
- n. A poison.
- n. Malice; spite: "They dislike making their just criticism of a useful and earnest man an excuse for a general discharge of venom from small-minded opponents” ( W.E.B. DuBois).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A poison wielded by an animal, usually injected into an enemy or prey by biting or stinging; atter.
- n. Feeling or speech marked by spite or malice.
- v. To infect with venom; to envenom; to poison.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Matter fatal or injurious to life; poison; particularly, the poisonous matter which certain animals, such as serpents, scorpions, bees, etc., secrete in a state of health, and communicate by biting or stinging.
- n. Spite; malice; malignity; evil quality.
- transitive v. To infect with venom; to envenom; to poison.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Poison in general: now an archaic use.
- n. The poisonous fluid secreted by some animals in a state of health, as a means of offense and defense, and introduced into the bodies of their victims by biting, as in the case of many serpents, or stinging, as in the ease of scorpions, etc.
- n. Something that blights, cankers, or embitters; injurious influence; hence, spite; malice; malignity; virulency.
- n. Coloring material; dye.
- Envenomed; venomous; poisonous.
- To envenom; infect with poison.
- To become as if infected with venom.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. toxin secreted by animals; secreted by certain snakes and poisonous insects (e.g., spiders and scorpions)
- n. feeling a need to see others suffer
Catty - I suspect your venom is a smokescreen hiding your desire for the man.
There was also the huge open not yet built gap in the wall directly behind venom when it detonated which was on the opposite side of the building as the huge crowd watching the final battle. am i the only one to notice this crap? venom is not dead. maybe eddie but not the symbiote. and "venom" doesnt necessarily need to be eddie im spent ruiner on Mar 19, 2009
But whether she got the venom from a snake directly - because then you start to argue, because two of her maids killed themselves, as well.
But venom is still venom no matter what kind of pretty packaging you put it in.
The insect inserts the stinger into the skin and a venom is released into the surrounding tissue.
This was accomplished by injecting separate flocks of sheep with venom from the following North American venomous snakes: Crotalus Atrox (Western Diamondback rattlesnake), Crotalus Adamanteus (Eastern Diamondback rattlesnake), Crotalus Scutulalus (Mojave rattlesnake) and Agkistrodon Picvorus (Cottonmouth or Water Moccasin).
Do not pinch or pull the stinger out – this may squeeze more venom from the stinger into your body.
On popular sites from DU to Free Republic, Daily Kos to Hot Air, Eschaton to Redstate, unbridled and unrestrained venom is the norm, most of it built on fiction and delusion.
Why is venom from the right acceptable and the same craziness from the left shunned for what it is?
The venom from a stingray can cause severe pain fromsix to 48 hours, with the greatest intensity of the pain within 30 to 60 minutes.