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venom
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • It was a relief to get outside into the greenhouses; they were dealing with more dangerous plants than ever in Herbology, but at least they were still allowed to swear loudly if the Venomous Tentacula seized them unexpectedly from behind.
  • Ron gave no sign that he was aware of Percy, apart from stabbing pieces of kipper with unwonted venom.

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  • And Harry, too, looked ahead at the skull, and fear swelled inside him like a venomous bubble, compressing his lungs, driving all other discomfort from his mind … How long had they been away?
  • But acromantula venom is very valuable … If the beast only just died it might not yet have dried out……. Of course, I wouldn’t want to do anything insensitive if Hagrid is upset…. but if there was any way to procure some … I mean, its almost impossible to get venom from an acromantula while its alive.
  • But acromantula venom is very valuable … If the beast only just died it might not yet have dried out……. Of course, I wouldn’t want to do anything insensitive if Hagrid is upset…. but if there was any way to procure some … I mean, its almost impossible to get venom from an acromantula while its alive.
  • He must have got a lot of good quality venom from Aragog, Harry thought, for Slughorn wore a satisfied smirk as he stepped up to the rim of the pit and said, in a slow, impressive voice, "Farewell, Aragog, king of arachnids, whose long and faithful friendship those who knew you won’t forget!

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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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