- Antonyms of VENOMOUS:
- unmalicious, atoxic, nontoxic, beneficial, curative, healthful, healthy, helpful, palliative, remedial, salubrious, salutary, wholesome, benign, harmless, innocuous, inoffensive, nonfatal, nonlethal, nonpoisonous, nonvenomous.
- Examples of usage:
Every lock of her golden hair had been changed into a venomous snake.
"A Book of Myths",Jean Lang.
The phenomenon is said to have been observed in regard to some of the venomous snakes of India, but I cannot now refer to details.
"The Romance of Natural History, Second Series",Philip Henry Gosse.
They seemed to spring away again with renewed strength as they sang the loud, whirring hum of the ricochette, not the almost musical, sad note of the uninterrupted bullet, but venomous, assertive, insistent.
"Hopalong Cassidy",Clarence E. Mulford.
- Every lock of her golden hair had been changed into a venomous snake.
- ill-being, unhealthiness, unsoundness, misery, sadness.