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venom
as in:  snake venom


The rattlesnake’s venom is deadly.
  poison created by some insects and animals such as snakes
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  • The rattlesnake’s venom is deadly.
  • She tried to suck the venom out of the bite.
  • Inside the woods they roam freely, and there are added concerns like venomous snakes,
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • It was a cobra, whose venom could kill a person in minutes.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist

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  • I used elder python venom, straight from the depths of Tartarus.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • Some venom even I have never seen.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • Many contestants were bitten by venomous snakes or went insane from thirst.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • If you live, the hallucinations brought on by the venom have actually driven people to madness.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • I feel a second sting on the cheek, a third on my neck, and their venom almost immediately makes me woozy.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • I haven’t heard the cannons fire yet, so perhaps Glimmer is in some sort of coma, her heart still struggling against the wasp venom.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games

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  • This is the nature of the tracker jacker venom, so carefully created to target the place where fear lives in your brain.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • She’s so small, it wouldn’t take much venom to do her in.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Because by the time we met up, I couldn’t tell what was real and what the tracker jacker venom had caused me to imagine.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • So I walk off in the other direction, hoping my enemies still lie locked in the surreal world of tracker jacker venom.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • "It might have been the tracker jacker venom making me imagine things," I say.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • So how far could he have gotten, stabbed and filled with venom?
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • My wounds recovering, my mind still a bit foggy from the venom, and the warmth of Rue at my side, her head cradled on my shoulder, have given me a sense of security.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • "Watch out for his venom," the boy said.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
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Associated words [difficulty]:   venom [2]
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