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venom
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

2 uses
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Definition
intense feelings of hatred or anger
  • A little distance away she glimpsed Goodwife Cruff, surrounded by a close huddle of whispering women, all darting venomous glances in Kit's direction.
    p. 55.7
venomous = filled with intense feelings of hatred or anger
  • As the thin voice ended, Goodwife Cruff drew in her breath through her teeth in a venemous hiss.
    p. 221.2
venemous = filled with intense feelings of hatred or anger

(editor's note:  Today this is more commonly spelled venomous.)
There are no more uses of "venom" in The Witch of Blackbird Pond.

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