envenimer

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French envenimer, equivalent to en- +‎ venin +‎ -er.

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envenimer

  1. (transitive) to envenom
  2. (transitive, figuratively) to aggravate, inflame
    Synonym: aggraver
    N'envenime pas les chosesDon't mess things up

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French envenimer.

Verb[edit]

envenimer

  1. to envenom; to fill with venom

Descendants[edit]

  • French: envenimer

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First known attestation 1121-35 (see below), from en- +‎ venim +‎ -er.

Verb[edit]

envenimer

  1. to envenom; to fill with venom
    • 1121-35, Philippe de Thaon, Bestiaire
      En pumers soit munter, pumes envenimer
      It climbs into apple trees and envenoms the apples

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ms, *-mt are modified to ns, nt. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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