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Synonyms for venomous
ˈvɛn ə məsven·omous

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  1. venomousadjective

    Synonyms:
    poisonous, toxic, noxious

    Antonyms:
    non-venomous

  2. venomousadjective

    Full of venom.

    The villain tricked him into drinking the venomous concoction.

    Synonyms:
    poisonous, toxic, noxious

    Antonyms:
    non-venomous

  3. venomousadjective

    Toxic; poisonous.

    Synonyms:
    poisonous, noxious, toxic

    Antonyms:
    non-venomous

  4. venomousadjective

    Noxious; evil.

    Synonyms:
    poisonous, toxic, noxious

    Antonyms:
    non-venomous

  5. venomousadjective

    Malignant; spiteful; hateful.

    His attitude toward me is utterly venomous.

    Synonyms:
    poisonous, noxious, toxic

    Antonyms:
    non-venomous

  6. venomousadjective

    Producing venom (poison usually injected into an enemy or prey by biting or stinging) in glands or accumulating venom from food.

    Do venomous spiders have glands?

    Synonyms:
    poisonous, toxic, noxious

    Antonyms:
    non-venomous

  7. venomousadjective

    powerful

    Synonyms:
    noxious, poisonous, toxic

    Antonyms:
    non-venomous

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. venomous

    Synonyms:
    poisonous, malignant, virulent, slanderous

    Antonyms:
    wholesome, salubrious, genial, flattering, kindly

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deadly, venomous, virulentadjective

    extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom

    "venomous snakes"; "a virulent insect bite"

    Synonyms:
    virulent, blistering, pestilent, mortal(a), pernicious, sulfurous, mortal, baneful, acerbic, sulphurous, caustic, deathly, lethal, acrid, poisonous, vicious, deadly, acid, vitriolic, bitter, acerb

    Antonyms:
    unmalicious, atoxic, nontoxic

  2. poisonous, venomous, viciousadjective

    marked by deep ill will; deliberately harmful

    "poisonous hate"; "venomous criticism"; "vicious gossip"

    Synonyms:
    virulent, toxicant, deplorable, savage, barbarous, reprehensible, fell, criminal, condemnable, roughshod, cruel, poisonous, evil, vicious, deadly, brutal

    Antonyms:
    nontoxic, atoxic, unmalicious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. venomousadjective

    Synonyms:
    poisonous, noxious, baneful

  2. venomousadjective

    Synonyms:
    malignant, malicious, spiteful, mischievous

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "venomous":

    poisonous

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How to use venomous in a sentence?

  1. Lakeland Parks and Recreation Department:

    It appears they have congregated for mating, they are non-venomous and generally not aggressive as long as people do not disturb them.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    Sweet are the uses of adversity, which, like a toad, though ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in its head.

  3. Greg Neely:

    We studied the biggest, most venomous and scary one, our drug works on the big beast. We don't know yet if it works on other jellyfish, but we know it works on the most-deadly one.

  4. Pippa Canning:

    [He] asked me, ‘if you get bitten by a venomous snake in Australia, do you go to heaven?’ i said ‘Yes,’ and then he went down.

  5. Geoff Porter:

    More often than not, when the head of the snake is cut off, a more venomous one grows in its place, that is certainly a possibility here –- and there are no shortage of aspiring jihadis who are likely eager to pick up Belmokhtar's mantle.


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