envenom

[ en-ven-uhm ]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to impregnate with venom; make poisonous.

  2. to embitter.

Origin of envenom

1
1250–1300; Middle English envenimen<Old French envenimer.See en-1, venom

Other words from envenom

  • un·en·ven·omed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for envenom

envenom

/ (ɪnˈvɛnəm) /


verb(tr)
  1. to fill or impregnate with venom; make poisonous

  2. to fill with bitterness or malice

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