envenom


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Synonyms for envenom

to have a destructive effect on

Synonyms for envenom

cause to be bitter or resentful

add poison to

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yet she had, Indeed, locks bright enough to make me mad; And they were simply gordianed up and braided, Leaving, in naked comeliness, unshaded, Her pearl-round ears, white neck, and orbed brow; The which were blended in, I know not how, With such a paradise of lips and eyes, Blush-tinted cheeks, half-smiles, and faintest sighs, That, when I think thereon, my spirit clings And plays about its fancy, till the stings Of human neighbourhood envenom all.
Let strife and rancour perish from the lives of gods and men, with anger that envenoms even the wise and is far sweeter than slow-dripping honey, clouding the hearts of men like smoke; (18, 105-10)
O what a world is this, when what is comely Envenoms him that bears it
24) Admittedly, graceful, mannered Cassio does indeed seem to have the "daily beauty" in his life that envenoms lago and drives the ensign to plot the lieutenant's death (5.