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Definition of venom noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1the poisonous liquid that some snakes, spiders, etc. produce when they bite or sting you
  2. 2(formal) strong bitter feeling; hatred and a desire to hurt someone His voice was full of venom. a look of pure venom
  3. Idioms
    spit venom/blood
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    to show that you are very angry; to speak in an angry way She looked at him with eyes that spat venom.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: venom

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