Definition Of envenom

verb

put poison on or into; make poisonous.

He must've envenomed them or something like that, since I saw some green liquid besides blood on his shirt.

Example Of envenom

  • Bites are painless, though envenomed people rapidly experience paraesthesia (numbness of the extremities), tightness in the chest, difficulty breathing, weakness and paralysis.

  • He must've envenomed them or something like that, since I saw some green liquid besides blood on his shirt.

  • I choked and coughed repeatedly as my body tried to rid itself of the smoke that still envenomed its lungs.

  • Laertes wounds Hamlet, but in a scuffle they exchange rapiers and he too is wounded with the envenomed point.

  • Poisons normally don't act quite so hammily, and, where so large an area had to be envenomed , it might have revealed a smudge, foiling the lethal intent.


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