envenom

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Envenom \En*ven"om\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Envenomed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Envenoming}.] [OE. envenimen, F. envenimer; pref. en- (L. in) + F. venin poison. See {Venom}.]

1. To taint or impregnate with venom, or any substance noxious to life; to poison; to render dangerous or deadly by poison, as food, drink, a weapon; as, envenomed meat, wine, or arrow; also, to poison (a person) by impregnating with venom.

Alcides . . . felt the envenomed robe. --Milton.

O, what a world is this, when what is comely Envenoms him that bears it! --Shak.

2. To taint or impregnate with bitterness, malice, or hatred; to imbue as with venom; to imbitter.

The envenomed tongue of calumny. --Smollett.

On the question of slavery opinion has of late years been peculiarly envenomed. --Sir G. C. Lewis.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

envenom

verb

1: cause to be bitter or resentful; "These injustices embittered her even more" [syn: {embitter}, {envenom}, {acerbate}]

2: add poison to; "Her husband poisoned her drink in order to kill her" [syn: {poison}, {envenom}]

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