venom (adj.) Old form(s): venome
venomous, poisonous, spiteful
3H6 II.ii.138[Queen to and of Richard] Marked by the destinies to be avoided, / As venom toads
CE V.i.69[Abbess to Adriana] The venom clamours of a jealous woman
Luc.850[Lucrece to herself] Why should ... toads infect fair founts with venom mud?
R2 II.i.19[York to John of Gaunt] Lascivious metres, to whose venom sound / The open ear of youth doth always listen
R3 I.iii.290[Queen Margaret to Buckingham, of Richard] when he bites / His venom tooth will rankle to the death
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