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English definition of “venom”

venom

noun [U] uk   /ˈvenəm/ us  

venom noun [U] (POISON)

a poisonous liquid that some snakes, insects, etc. produce and can put into another animal's body by biting or stinging

venom noun [U] (HATE)

literary the expression of feelings of hate or extreme anger: He was shocked at the sheer venom of her reply.
(Definition of venom from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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