venom
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venom(
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nuhm
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (biology)
a. el veneno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The venom of an asp is thought to have brought about Cleopatra's death.Se piensa que el veneno de un áspid provocó la muerte de Cleopatra.
b. la ponzoña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The scorpion's venom can be extremely dangerous for children.La ponzoña del alacrán puede ser sumamente peligrosa para los niños.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(malice)
a. el veneno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
The critics tore into the young novelist's book with merciless venom.Los críticos atacaron el libro del joven novelista con un veneno despiadado.
b. la ponzoña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The men in the room were all stunned by the venom of my insults.Los hombre en el cuarto quedaron aturdidos por la ponzoña de mis insultos.
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venom
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (also fig)
a. el veneno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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venom [ˈvenəm]
noun
veneno (m); veneno (m); malicia (f)
he spoke with real venom habló con veneno or malicia; habló con palabras envenenadas
he spoke with real venom in his voice
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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