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venom
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Middlemarch
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  • Too languid to sting, he had the more venom refluent in his blood.
  • He has neither venom nor doubleness in him, and those often go with a more correct outside.

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  • Casaubon hated him—he knew that very well; on his first entrance he could discern a bitterness in the mouth and a venom in the glance which would almost justify declaring war in spite of past benefits.
  • It was the first time he had encountered an open expression of scorn from any man higher than Raffles; and with that scorn hurrying like venom through his system, there was no sensibility left to consolations.

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as in: snake venom Define
poison created by some insects and animals such as snakes
as in: jealousy-fueled venom Define
intense feelings of hatred or anger
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