Envenom



[en-ven-uh m] /ɛnˈvɛn əm/

verb (used with object)
1.
to impregnate with venom; make poisonous.
2.
to embitter.
/ɪnˈvɛnəm/
verb (transitive)
1.
to fill or impregnate with venom; make poisonous
2.
to fill with bitterness or malice
v.

c.1300, envenymen, from Old French envenimer (12c.) “to poison, taint;” from en- (see en- (1)) + venim (see venom). Figurative use is from late 14c. Related: Envenomed; envenoming.

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