envenom

[ en-ven-uh m ]
/ ɛnˈvɛn əm /

verb (used with object)

to impregnate with venom; make poisonous.
to embitter.

Origin of envenom

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

Related forms

un·en·ven·omed, adjective
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envenom

/ (ɪnˈvɛnəm) /

verb (tr)

to fill or impregnate with venom; make poisonous
to fill with bitterness or malice
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