Origin of venomous
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They also frequented online chat rooms where fellow Islamic zealots teed off with venomous rants about their hate for infidels.
Boxing fans everywhere reviled him and sent him swarms of venomous hate mail.If Manny Pacquiao Loses to Timothy Bradley, This May Be the End|Allen Barra|April 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She depicts the conflict between Roosevelt and Lindbergh to influence public opinion as a venomous vendetta.
Why call his speech before the United Nations “defamatory and venomous… full of mendacious propaganda?”
The history of venomous domestic and foreign-policy pronouncements by the MB should keep us all awake at night.
Besides the risk of encountering the Apaches, there was the ever-present peril from wild beasts and venomous serpents.Through Apache Lands|R. H. Jayne
The drums took on a rhythm, a throbbing in 5/8 time, rapid, venomous.West Of The Sun|Edgar Pangborn
Once they had him going they poised their pens in glee and began splashing their venomous ink.The Blind Spot|Austin Hall
If possible, when thou meetest them turn away as from venomous snakes.The Poison Tree|Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
This monster lived four years, and probably would have lived much longer, but for the bite of a venomous reptile.Curiosities of Medical Experience|J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
late 13c., from Anglo-French venimeus, Old French venimeux, from venim (see venom). Earliest recorded use is figurative; literal sense by early 14c. Related: Venomously; venomousness.