- v cause to be bitter or resentful
- v add poison to
- Ahead as well lay the uncertain prospect of American casualties -- losses that could further envenom what was already a passionate post-cold war debate.
- Abdullah Gul in Brussels Journal
Nicolas Sarkozy and Abdullah GÃ¼l agreed that the European question could not be resolved in the near future and that, consequently, it "should not envenom all relations between the two countries," reports ElysÃ©e.