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Definition of Venomous

Venomous

  1. Full of venom; noxious to animal life; poisonous; as, the bite of a serpent may be venomous.
  2. Having a poison gland or glands for the secretion of venom, as certain serpents and insects.
  3. Noxious; mischievous; malignant; spiteful; as, a venomous progeny; a venomous writer.

Venomous Quotations

Sweet are the uses of adversity which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
William Shakespeare

Even if a snake is not poisonous, it should pretend to be venomous.
Chanakya

To be President of the United States, sir, is to act as advocate for a blind, venomous, and ungrateful client.
John Updike

You know, you can touch a stick of dynamite, but if you touch a venomous snake it'll turn around and bite you and kill you so fast it's not even funny.
Steve Irwin

I could truly have gone through life thinking that women were these venomous creatures. Turns out, they're not.
Claire Danes
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