What is another word for poisonously?

Pronunciation: [pˈɔ͡ɪzənəsli] (IPA)

Poisonously is an adverb that means something done in a harmful or venomous way. Synonyms for poisonously include toxicly, dangerously, lethally, deadly, venomously, destructively, and harmfully. Toxicly refers to a poisonous or harmful substance, while deadly, lethal, and venomous refer to any substance that can cause harm or death. Destructively refers to something that causes harm or damage to things or people, and harmful denotes something that can cause damage or danger. Poisonously can also be used to describe someone's words or actions, in which case synonyms include spitefully, venomously, maliciously, and malevolently.

Usage examples for Poisonously

One moment they were in complete mastery of the situation, the next they were groveling in the road, coughing, sneezing, barking, retching, blaspheming poisonously.
"Flowing Gold"
Rex Beach
His eyes opened in mild surprise, and as the mutineers looked to see his head roll from his shoulders, he was still smiling in that poisonously sweet way.
"The Missourian"
Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
I dare not describe what remembrances of the guilty woman who had deceived and ruined me, now gnawed unceasingly and poisonously at my heart.
"Basil"
Wilkie Collins

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