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venom the poisonous fluid that certain snakes, insects, scorpions, and other animals produce and transmit to their prey by biting or stinging. [2 definitions]
venomous producing venom; able to inflict a poisonous bite or sting. [2 definitions]
venous of, relating to, or composed of veins. [2 definitions]
vent an opening which allows entrance, passage, or exit of a gas or vapor, esp. of air or smoke. [5 definitions]
ventilate to provide (an interior space) with fresh air or a means of air circulation. [3 definitions]
ventilation the process of ventilating or state of being ventilated. [2 definitions]
ventilator something that ventilates, esp. a device that expels foul air and draws in clean, fresh air.
ventless combined form of vent.
ventral situated on the anterior or lower side of the body, an organ, or the like. [2 definitions]
ventricle one of the lower chambers of the heart, which receive blood from the atria. [2 definitions]
ventriloquism the skill or practice of speaking so that the voice appears to arise from a source other than the speaker; ventriloquy.
ventriloquist a person who can speak or utter sounds without moving his or her lips, and who makes a puppet, other person, or animal appear to speak, esp. as a form of entertainment.
ventriloquy ventriloquism.
venture an undertaking or enterprise that involves risk or is of uncertain outcome. [6 definitions]
venture capital funds invested by owners or stockholders in a new business venture that usu. involves high risk.
venturesome tending to take risks; brave. [2 definitions]
venturi tube a short tube with a constricted section at the center that lowers the pressure and increases the velocity of fluid flowing through the tube, used to measure fluid flow.
venturous venturesome.
venue the location of any action or event. [2 definitions]
venule a small vein. [2 definitions]
Venus in Roman mythology, the goddess of love and beauty; Aphrodite. [2 definitions]