Barbarous vs Venomous - What's the difference?
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Barbarous is a related term of venomous.
As adjectives the difference between barbarous and venomous
is that barbarous
is not classical or pure while venomous
is full of venom.
* (obsolete) barbarouse
Not classical or pure.
Like a barbarian, especially in sound; noisy, dissonant.
- I did but prompt the age to quit their cloggs
- By the known rules of antient libertie,
- When strait a barbarous noise environs me
- Of Owles and Cuckoes, Asses, Apes and Doggs - (1673)
Full of venom.
Malignant; spiteful; hateful.
Producing venom (poison usually injected into an enemy or prey by biting or stinging) in glands or accumulating venom from food.
, date=December 10
, author=David Ornstein
, title=Arsenal 1 - 0 Everton
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=Arsenal pressed forward again after half-time but other than a venomous
Walcott shot that Howard repelled with a fine one-handed save, the hosts offered little cutting edge.}}