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  • adj. Of or relating to Venus

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Examples

  • Here's a bit from "The Enormous Diamond" by Bill Wesley: "The bitter odor of Venerian hashinrut, the twang of loose-stringed Capellan guitars, the appreciative grunts of the huge Sirians as they feasted their tiny swollen eyes on the smooth-skinned Venerian belly dancers -- all this he had seen before."

    Archive 2010-04-18

  • The Venerian ships arrive and destroy the cities of Cincinnati, Youngstown, Houston, and San Diego before Walter Hamilton realizes that they can be destroyed by the use of high-frequency energy beams.

    "The War of the Planets" by Harl Vincent, part 11

  • The Venerian ships reach earth and destroy the cities of Cincinnati, Youngstown, Houston, and San Diego before Walter Hamilton realizes that they can be destroyed by the use of high-frequency energy beams.

    "The War of the Planets" by Harl Vincent, part 12

  • Nilsson uses the Pioneer to capture one of the Venerian ships, bringing it back to earth for study.

    "The War of the Planets" by Harl Vincent, part 12

  • First, the God Mode Sue traits he exhibited in the first story are amplified: he is The Man Who Is Always Right; the other characters (especially the Secretary of Scientific Research) spend an inordinate amount of time telling him how wonderful he is; and he takes over a Venerian spaceship single-handed (admittedly with the aid of a bad-ass ray gun).

    Taking Aim at "The War of the Planets"

  • Vincent ends the story on a cliffhanger: the Venerian prisoner Kardos reveals that his people are allied with the Martians, and that both worlds intend to continue the war against earth.

    Taking Aim at "The War of the Planets"

  • Nilsson uses the Pioneer to travel to the invasion fleet on a scouting mission, and takes control of one of the Venerian ships, bringing it back to earth for study.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • The one that comes to mind is from Isaac Asimov, who said that the proper name for cretaures from venus wouldn;t be Venusian, but rather Venerian, or Cytherian, based on the way these words are declined in their original tongue venerius, not venusias.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Names for Inhabitants:

  • Cloud and Joan enjoyed with her the strong, rank, sense-satisfying flavor of a Venerian cigar and studied with her the intricate electronic equations of a proposed modification of the standard deep-space drive.

    Masters Of The Vortex

  • If it wasn't for her diesel-truck build, Cloud thought-and for the long black Venerian cigar she was smoking with such evident relish - she'd be a knockout on anybody's tri-di screen!

    Masters Of The Vortex

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