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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • I tell you frankly, that thought, that venomous thought, so possessed my heart that it almost swooned with suspense.
  • It seemed as if there could be no resisting it; as though I should act like a bug, like a venomous spider, without a spark of pity.

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  • So I said to him: ’I shall leave them with the warder; if you don’t eat them before evening, it will be that your venomous spite is enough for you!’
  • Then why are you dressed up like that?" said Rakitin, with a venomous sneer.
  • So he thought it all out beforehand how he would kill him," Katerina Ivanovna pointed out to the court with venomous and malignant triumph.
  • Grushenka stared at her and, pausing for an instant, in a vindictive, venomous voice, answered: "We are full of hatred, my girl, you and I!

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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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