Veneficial
Veneficial Ven`e*fi"cial, Veneficious Ven`e*fi"cious, a. Acting by poison; used in poisoning or in sorcery. [Obs.] ``An old veneficious practice.'' --Sir T. Browne. -- {Ven`e*fi"cious*ly}, adv. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Veneficious — Veneficial Ven e*fi cial, Veneficious Ven e*fi cious, a. Acting by poison; used in poisoning or in sorcery. [Obs.] An old veneficious practice. Sir T. Browne. {Ven e*fi cious*ly}, adv. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Veneficiously — Veneficial Ven e*fi cial, Veneficious Ven e*fi cious, a. Acting by poison; used in poisoning or in sorcery. [Obs.] An old veneficious practice. Sir T. Browne. {Ven e*fi cious*ly}, adv. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Venefical — Ve*nef ic*al, a. [L. veneficus.] Veneficial. [Obs.] Venefical instruments. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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