venomous vs poisonous

venomous poisonous

Definitions

  • 1) Producing venom (poison usually injected into an enemy or prey by biting or stinging) in glands or accumulating venom from food.
  • 2) powerful
  • 3) Malignant; spiteful; hateful.
  • 4) Noxious; evil.
  • 5) Toxic; poisonous.
  • 6) Full of venom.
  • 7) Malicious; spiteful.
  • 8) Secreting and transmitting venom.
  • 9) Harmful or destructive.
  • 10) Full of or containing venom.
  • 11) (Zoöl.) any serpent which has poison glands and fangs, whether dangerous to man or not. These serpents constitute two tribes, the viperine serpents, or Solenoglypha, and the cobralike serpents, or Proteroglypha. The former have perforated, erectile fangs situated in the front part of the upper jaw, and are without ordinary teeth behind the fangs; the latter have permanently erect and grooved fangs, with ordinary maxillary teeth behind them.
  • 12) Full of venom; noxious to animal life; poisonous.
  • 13) (Zoöl.) Having a poison gland or glands for the secretion of venom, as certain serpents and insects.
  • 14) Noxious; mischievous; malignant; spiteful.

Definitions

  • 1) of an animal Inedible due to containing poison; poisonous to eat
  • 2) Containing sufficient poison to be dangerous
  • 3) Containing or being a poison.
  • 4) Capable of harming or killing by poison.
  • 5) Full of ill will; malicious or spiteful.
  • 6) Having the qualities or effects of poison; venomous; baneful; corrupting; noxious.
  • 7) not safe to eat

Examples

  • 1) Tiger snakes are highly venomous and can grow as long as 1.6m.
  • 2) BRITAIN'S most venomous spider has been added to a council's pest control list in a city dubbed the false widow capital of the UK.
  • 3) One woman reported a venomous western brown snake in her fridge.
  • 4) The dad of two quickly slammed a takeaway box over the venomous creature to stop it scuttling away.
  • 5) This is generally agreed to be the most venomous spider in Britain.
  • 6) The snakes are not venomous, but there is one drawback.
  • 7) It felt much smaller with 41 venomous snakes in there.
  • 8) No venomous spider will charge or jump at you to bite, as they do in horror movies.
  • 9) TWO schools have been forced to close after becoming infested with venomous spiders.
  • 10) A number of dead venomous snakes were also found in the property.
  • 11) The first episode focuses on a Tennessee farmer left fighting for his life after being bitten by venomous spiders.
  • 12) He induces a venomous snake to bite him on the ankle, in what can only be called assisted suicide.
  • 13) Some attacks were extraordinarily venomous.
  • 14) Grass snakes are not venomous.
  • 15) He once turned up for a scheduled lunch in a burger bar in the Philippines carrying a venomous sea snake in a tank.
  • 16) Police caught the highly venomous 3ft cobra outside the Delhi complex as competitors trained.
  • 17) It's possibly one of the most venomous British spiders.
  • 18) Fen raft spiders are, sad to say, no more venomous than the spiders in your potting shed.
  • 19) They are regarded as having the most painful bite of all Australia's venomous spiders and a bite can kill a person.
  • 20) FAMILIES are on alert for Britain's most venomous spider after thousands infested a street.
  • 21) ‘Only about 50% of bites by exotic venomous snakes inject sufficient venom to cause clinical envenoming.’
  • 22) ‘Zookeepers in Cincinnati, Ohio helped police search the home of a woman who died after being bitten by a venomous pet snake.’
  • 23) ‘Anytime you receive a bite from a venomous snake, it's a very dangerous encounter.’
  • 24) ‘Each year, about 8,000 Americans are bitten by venomous snakes; only about a dozen die.’
  • 25) ‘Stings from these highly venomous creatures are extremely painful but rarely fatal.’
  • 26) ‘No one has died from a spider bite in Australia since 1979, though 2,000 are bitten by venomous arachnids each year.’
  • 27) ‘When we visited this centre I pointed out the possibility of dry bites by venomous snakes.’
  • 28) ‘The new additions double the number of known venomous vertebrates to more than 2,000 species.’
  • 29) ‘Many venomous snakes in Iran are being collected for the production of antivenin.’
  • 30) ‘In the depths of Australian waters another venomous creature lurks - the sea snake.’
  • 31) ‘Indo-Pacific waters are notable for their abundance of venomous species.’
  • 32) ‘Amazingly, more deaths in Tasmania are due to ant bite allergies than encounters with any other venomous creature.’
  • 33) ‘Many marine creatures are venomous, and beachgoers experience envenomation regularly.’
  • 34) ‘Presumably the title is designed to suggest the swift and deadly strike of the venomous snake.’
  • 35) ‘Other causes of death included bullet wounds and venomous animal bites.’
  • 36) ‘The first toxins were simply saliva toxins, and we've actually worked out what was in the venom of the very first venomous snake.’
  • 37) ‘It's actually a little surprising that there aren't more venomous mammals running around.’
  • 38) ‘King Cobras are the world's largest venomous snakes, growing to an average length of nearly 6m.’
  • 39) ‘He was trapped, a small mice faced with a hungry cat on one side and a venomous snake on another.’
  • 40) ‘To those who left the new church he had established he was persistently venomous.’
  • 41) ‘When it finally did hit theaters in 2003 the critics weren't just harsh; they were venomous.’
  • 42) ‘I slowly sat up and faced my venomous brother and Will who seemed very unhappy.’
  • 43) ‘Men also include their own fears, anxieties and fantasies, which in their case translate into the figure of the venomous woman.’
  • 44) ‘Even with this, its light was as perilous as ever, ravaging the earth with its venomous rays.’
  • 45) ‘The guard's hard, dangerous eyes, pierced Griffith with venomous hostility from over Shanza's shoulder.’
  • 46) ‘Since the days of President Zia these are full of venomous references to Hindus and Indians.’
  • 47) ‘Violet cried, casting a venomous glance towards the hallway as Briar and Althia exchanged a glance.’
  • 48) ‘Casting one last almost venomous glance back over her shoulder at him, she headed back toward her dorm room.’
  • 49) ‘More than once she had caught Max shooting venomous glances to her boyfriend.’
  • 50) ‘Evelyn shot a venomous glance up at Will as she began to climb back down the ladder.’
  • 51) ‘Her voice was bitter and venomous, which shocked Chunia even more.’
  • 52) ‘As the iron-jawed dowager, Diana Rigg has a venomous tongue and a bitter, unyielding nature.’
  • 53) ‘However, some of the opposition to the bill outside the parliamentary process has been venomous and nasty.’
  • 54) ‘Beyond their venomous tendencies lie complex behavioural patterns and intricate lifestyles.’
  • 55) ‘As ever, it's our pastimes' deepest virtues that incite the most venomous evangelical slander.’
  • 56) ‘Even middle class is these days often used as a venomous synonym for smug, unadventurous or selfish.’
  • 57) ‘I tried to ignore him as I glanced around the various classrooms for Abby, but his venomous voice made its way into my ears.’
  • 58) ‘Would you be able to release yourself from this person's venomous grip?’
  • 59) ‘Back at the hospital, Dyan's venomous account of what it meant to be Dare Ransom had torn the blinds from his eyes.’

Examples

  • 1) They knew which plants were poisonous, which were not.
  • 2) The berries of both plants are poisonous, and will burn the lips.
  • 3) Used in small amounts for culinary purposes but poisonous in large quantities.
  • 4) Live in a poisonous atmosphere and take on your battles for you?
  • 5) These lakes were full of poisonous gases from the volcano.
  • 6) We will defeat their poisonous and twisted ideology.
  • 7) They may have consumed poisonous plants and been exposed to slug pellets.
  • 8) We know that mercury is extremely poisonous.
  • 9) Rolling clouds of poisonous gases had seeped into their lungs and killed them where they stood.
  • 10) Allowing players to voice their grievances will simply give rise to an atmosphere of poisonous recrimination.
  • 11) The whole plant is poisonous to eat.
  • 12) The idea of a poisonous snake makes nature rather too close.
  • 13) She was a like poisonous snake in his house.
  • 14) When cops found him at a park outside the vehicle he had inhaled poisonous gas but was alive.
  • 15) The biggest concern is that the poisonous atmosphere is spreading into more general antagonism towards the profit motive.
  • 16) She portrays a poisonous atmosphere in which journalism and freedom of speech had become matters of life and death.
  • 17) But she recoiled in horror when the poisonous Chilean rose spider wriggled into life.
  • 18) Britain's most poisonous spider can be lethal.
  • 19) Otherwise, the poisonous gases in the tunnels will kill us.
  • 20) He races to the farm and finds the trio lying motionless, having inhaled poisonous gas!
  • 21) A cloud of poisonous vapour drifted towards the city.
  • 22) More than 20,000 people also died in Britain from the poisonous ash cloud.
  • 23) A man in Swindon recently had a particularly terrifying shock when he found a nest of poisonous spiders in his kitchen cupboard.
  • 24) "To my thinking such teaching is not only erroneous, it is positively poisonous -- yes, _poisonous_!"
  • 25) Churkin, angrily denied what he called poisonous, unsourced reports on the Internet aimed at subverting Russia's relationship with Arab countries in the aftermath of the Security Council veto.
  • 26) I noticed something in the video that I've also noted elsewhere: When describing the scorpion the Japanese commentator uses the English word "poisonous".
  • 27) Even Halloween face paint labeled "nontoxic" can contain poisonous metals.
  • 28) Lots of running around in poisonous fog wearing gasmasks while pursued by the undead.
  • 29) CU researcher engineers sorghum that grows in poisonous soils
  • 30) I'm sick of the burning Hummers and the unreleased things that leak their way to the world in poisonous drips and pixels.
  • 31) ‘The licence is available to any member of the public providing they adhere to a set of 14 conditions which include not removing soil from the land or planting any poisonous trees or shrubs on it.’
  • 32) ‘There are no medical records anywhere in the world where people live with poisonous substances in their bodies.’
  • 33) ‘Detoxification once referred to the process of removing some specific poisonous substance from the body.’
  • 34) ‘And some plants may transfer the poisonous chemicals to their food.’
  • 35) ‘If you have young children think twice before planting poisonous trees.’
  • 36) ‘These junkyards have to be removed as poisonous chemicals and substances flow into the river and the lake through these places.’
  • 37) ‘All living organisms, including humans, are constantly exposed to foreign substances and poisonous chemicals or toxins.’
  • 38) ‘At least one other kind of fern is immediately poisonous, so such plants are not to be tasted at random.’
  • 39) ‘A wayward camera does not help student wizards to catapult malevolent plants at poisonous mushrooms or send explosive cauldrons flying into barriers.’
  • 40) ‘The police sent the viscera of the woman for chemical examination to find out if the death was caused by some poisonous substance.’
  • 41) ‘He also advised parents to lock up all detergents and poisonous substances, together with matches, lighters, pitch oil, guns and ammunition.’
  • 42) ‘He further alleged that her in-laws made his sister drink milk laced with some poisonous substance.’
  • 43) ‘She allegedly consumed some poisonous substance.’
  • 44) ‘According to Lenin, as a consequence, the families are surviving on poisonous grass and wild mushrooms for the last four years.’
  • 45) ‘The American courts for criminal procedure have stuck to a strong tradition of oppressing the fruits of the poisonous trees.’
  • 46) ‘These pills are poisonous substances intending to end life.’
  • 47) ‘It could be, and it's a doctrine that John knows well, the fruit of the poisonous tree.’
  • 48) ‘Eating, for example, offers an avenue for ingesting tainted or poisonous food resulting in serious illness or death.’
  • 49) ‘Older brothers or sisters should be supervised when around a baby to stop them feeding tablets or other poisonous substances to the baby.’
  • 50) ‘The hemlock of the title refers to the evergreen tree, rather than to the poisonous herb that was the means of Socrates' forced suicide.’
  • 51) ‘But the hole had its dangers; if the pot broke or cracked, the guerrilla could be attacked by poisonous spiders or snakes.’
  • 52) ‘The tropical climate can be uncomfortable and brings the inevitable insects and poisonous creatures.’
  • 53) ‘Now, everyone knows the black snake is a poisonous creature.’
  • 54) ‘Dangerous and wild animals, like poisonous snakes and stinging ants, inhabited their rain forests.’
  • 55) ‘In case the Regent's Park buildings should be involved in an air raid, all the poisonous insects and snakes have been destroyed.’
  • 56) ‘Primitive humans would have needed to avoid certain species of animals, as we do now, such as venomous snakes, poisonous frogs, tarantulas and wolves.’
  • 57) ‘There are no poisonous snakes or insects and no malaria.’
  • 58) ‘They are also taught which animals to avoid like poisonous snakes, though they sometimes must learn on their own the hard way.’
  • 59) ‘The swamps are infested with poisonous snakes and fearsome insects with bites so strong they will either kill a man or drive him mad.’
  • 60) ‘The area abounded with poisonous snakes and insects, and I was continually amazed that none of the other children was bitten.’
  • 61) ‘Lower in status were the scorpion-charmers, who used magic to rid an area of poisonous reptiles and insects.’
  • 62) ‘From now on, special licences will be needed to own potentially dangerous pets, such as snakes or poisonous spiders.’
  • 63) ‘Then it occurred to me that Tuscany was no more infested with nasty poisonous creatures than the peaceful county of Norththamptonshire, where I reside without any fear at all.’
  • 64) ‘A snake or poisonous spider bites in a single spot, but the box jelly's venom enters a victim's body over a very large area.’
  • 65) ‘Sea snakes are among the most poisonous creatures in the coral reef areas, described by scientists to rival a cobra.’
  • 66) ‘There will be some books on spotting bird species, and, if abroad, a rather worrying one on identifying poisonous insects and arachnids.’
  • 67) ‘I've been to Darwin and there's nothing there but poisonous spiders and snakes, so this man must be bored out of his head.’
  • 68) ‘Man-eating saltwater crocodiles lurk in nearby estuaries along with the deadly box jellyfish, the most poisonous creature on earth.’
  • 69) ‘The poisonous insects are known to cause a horrible rash if tiny hairs from their bodies come into contact with a person's skin and they can also spark asthma and hay fever attacks.’
  • 70) ‘No, he likes the light here real good, but the puff adder is animal that has the longest fangs amongst any poisonous snake in the world.’
  • 71) ‘The crack was good natured throughout, a pleasing change from some of the poisonous atmospheres we have all witnessed whenever matches between historical rivals take place.’
  • 72) ‘From its very first moments, Druick conjures up the poisonous atmosphere of a world ruled by fear and rumour where truth is merely the whim of an absolute monarch.’
  • 73) ‘Mark Malloch Brown claims that the atmosphere is growing poisonous as insiders in the UN's headquarters in New York attempt to stall reform.’
  • 74) ‘Jennette Fitzsimmons once said that there was a poisonous atmosphere within the party, it seems as though she is right’
  • 75) ‘The atmosphere became so poisonous and paranoid and mixed up that towards the end neither Simpson nor Yates was really talking to me.’
  • 76) ‘But the poisonous atmosphere is unlikely to help the trusts perform any better.’
  • 77) ‘It also helps to create a poisonous atmosphere of suspicion and mistrust.’
  • 78) ‘A number of parents will not take their children to the games because of the poisonous atmosphere.’
  • 79) ‘For our choice would be starkly simple: to forgive the perpetrator or succumb to a poisonous thirst for vindication and revenge.’
  • 80) ‘The US, because we are wealthy and powerful, is going to be slandered as a poisonous cultural wasteland.’
  • 81) ‘The media, staffers and politicians feed off this poisonous atmosphere in a building that contains some fine art and architecture, but no soul and no warmth.’
  • 82) ‘From the outset, he has faced two obstacles: impossibly high expectations and a political atmosphere that can only be described as poisonous.’
  • 83) ‘He talked at some length about how the atmosphere in D.C. was more poisonous than he had ever seen.’
  • 84) ‘The atmosphere surrounding this dispute has gradually changed from fraught to poisonous.’
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