Envenom

Definition of Envenom

En`ven´om
v. t.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.
[imp. & p. p. Envenomed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Envenoming.]
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.

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