Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anatomy, a bite, biting, or morsure.

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Examples

  • This is the morsus, the cruelest poisonbecause it causes inconceivable pain upon the withdrawal.

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  • This meant she had one fewer day until the morsus would strike.

    Kiss of a Demon King

  • Sabine would give anything for the antidote to his morsus.

    Kiss of a Demon King

  • Every month, Omort gave her and Lanthe the morsus, literally the stinging bite poison.

    Kiss of a Demon King

  • Perhaps I should withhold the morsus to spur you on.

    Kiss of a Demon King

  • Out of curiosityand for no other reasonSabine had asked the woman if Rydstrom would have been poisoned by the morsus if hed bitten her neck.

    Kiss of a Demon King

  • But she could just imagine explaining the morsus to him.

    Kiss of a Demon King

  • But she wondered if anything could be worse than facing the morsus withdrawal?

    Kiss of a Demon King

  • Ages ago, hed slipped the morsus into their wine before theyd learned to identify potions by smell and tasteand before theyd learned to create their own to counter him.

    Kiss of a Demon King

  • Though shed grown confident about defeating the morsus, she always had a plan B.

    Kiss of a Demon King

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