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venom
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The Two Towers
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  • At night plumes of vapour steamed from the vents, lit from beneath with red light, or blue, or venomous green.
  • With his left hand he drew back Gollum’s head by his thin lank hair, stretching his long neck, and forcing his pale venomous eyes to stare up at the sky.

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  • He did not answer Sam, but gave him a swift venomous look.
  • ’Not asleep, dead! ’ And as he said it, as if the words had set the venom to its work again.
  • Slowly he raised his head and saw her, only a few paces away, eyeing him, her beak drabbling a spittle of venom, and a green ooze trickling from below her wounded eye.
  • They had not gone more than a few yards when from behind them came a sound, startling and horrible in the heavy padded silence: a gurgling, bubbling noise, and a long venomous hiss.

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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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