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Close encounters with the scarier sort—the goliath bird-eating spider in an undergraduate zoology class, the venomous redbacks sharing my tent on a research trip to Australia—well, let’s just say they taught me more about myself than about arachnids.
THE UNGENTLE JOY OF SPIDER SEXARS CONTRIBUTORSNOVEMBER 29, 2020ARS TECHNICA
These pain-producing substances resemble toxins from venomous animals.
PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH THE AUSTRALIAN STINGING TREEREBECCA E. HIRSCHNOVEMBER 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
They have lots of legs and almost all are venomous – though the majority of species have venom too weak to cause issues in humans, if their fangs can pierce our skin at all.
SHOULD I KILL SPIDERS IN MY HOME? AN ENTOMOLOGIST EXPLAINS WHY NOT TOLGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 22, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Even in Australia — notorious for its deadly, venomous snakes — bites account for just a handful of annual deaths.
CHEAP, INNOVATIVE VENOM TREATMENTS COULD SAVE TENS OF THOUSANDS OF SNAKEBITE VICTIMSCHRISTIE WILCOXSEPTEMBER 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
When Nigerian physician Garba Iliyasu was 10, a venomous snake bit a family member.
CHEAP, INNOVATIVE VENOM TREATMENTS COULD SAVE TENS OF THOUSANDS OF SNAKEBITE VICTIMSCHRISTIE WILCOXSEPTEMBER 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
If you value your life, and that of your mother and her husband, avoid him as you would some venomous reptile.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
The venomous old toad made a supreme effort and whispered, "Suppose she should die?"
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Suzanne snatched away her hand, and the glance she gave her husband was one of venomous hauteur.
THE MEDICI BOOTSPEARL NORTON SWET
A fumbling hand reached up and missed; the light was nearly gone now, in a swirling cloud of venomous smoke.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
De Gay collects venomous insects from all over the world; no harmless ones need apply.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
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WORDS RELATED TO VENOMOUS

  • acrimonious
  • antagonistic
  • bitter
  • cutting
  • hateful
  • malevolent
  • malicious
  • rancorous
  • resentful
  • scathing
  • sharp
  • spiteful
  • splenetic
  • stabbing
  • unfriendly
  • venomous
  • vicious
  • vindictive
  • vitriolic
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