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venomous

 [ven´ah-mus]
poisonous.

venomous

(vĕn′ə-məs)
adj.
a. Secreting and transmitting venom: a venomous snake.
b. Full of or containing venom: a venomous substance.

ven′om·ous·ly adv.
ven′om·ous·ness n.

venomous

(ven′ŏ-mŭs) [ venom + -ous]
1. Poisonous.
2. Pert. to animals or insects that have venom-secreting glands.
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Tim Pawlenty speaking venomously in favor of attacking Iran and boldly lauding the "good works" of the US government in assassinating Iranian scientists and the "good work" of creating the Stuxnet computer virus.
When she arrives she is verbally attacked and physically threatened by members of the campus left and most venomously by members of the Muslim Students Association, which is an arm of the Muslim Brotherhood and the sponsor of campus outrages that libel Israel as an "apartheid state" that has allegedly "stolen" the land of a (fictional) Palestinian state.
Marlowe expresses to the Marquesa the desire of many English 'to help Spain and the Spanish.' (80) However the Marquesa is insulted by this desire and responds venomously:
In response to the letter by J Heddwyn Jones published on Friday 31st December 2010, it is clear that criticism of the Christmas concert on S4C has touched a raw nerve with him, and indeed he goes on to personally attack the anonymous author of the letter, which is rather ironic, given the fact that J Heddwyn Jones objected so venomously to similar comments made against Bryn Terfel and Only Men Aloud.
You know the terms of the myth well enough-it was venomously recorded by a man named De Voto in The Saturday Review of Literature during this past summer--and the terms of the myth are these: that I cannot write my books without your assistance, that there exists at Scribners an "assembly line" that must fit the great dismembered portions of my manuscript together into a semblance of unity, that I am unable to perform the functions of an artist for myself.
"In all my trips spread over five decades I have not met any Indian who spoke venomously about Pakistan, some may have felt it that way, but they were discreet enough not to give vent to their feelings.
If that is the criteria much, much graver charges resulted in Elevations and there is hardly anyone in the Cabinet against whom the very media has not written venomously. I and my entire family with the nobility of blood running into generations have served the people of this country and the PPP with religious fervour and zeal.
Marching orders given by Karzai to his intelligence chief and interior minister, both venomously anti-Pakistan and favorites of Washington are positive signs though some more steps are needed to scatter away clouds of distrust built over nine years.
"The quality most evident in Richter's treatment of these still disturbing images," one critic wrote venomously, "is a dark and totally staged pathos." (65) Inasmuch as a certain sympathy for the terrorists as human beings might be discerned, it was provoking and perplexing in almost equal measure.
The visitors argued venomously they should also have been given a penalty minutes after Oddy had broken the deadlock but referee Richard Parker chose to wave play on when Ashan Holgate went down under Eddie Nisevic's hesitant challenge.
So absorbing was this first great public scene (and so well blocked with small, yet non-distracting details in the movements of members of the court) that I did not notice Law's Hamlet standing downstage right, head bowed, with his back to the audience until the actor turned venomously towards Claudius on his cue "But now my cousin Hamlet, and my son--".
Walk 'em hard; hold head high; hiss venomously to arrest sudden bad behaviour; bestow food and affection only when earned.