Definition of Asp:
Opposite/Antonyms of Asp:
Sentence/Example of Asp:
Fierce is the dragon and cunning the asp; but woman has the malice of both.
And the suckling child shall play on the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the basilisk's den.
It has walked upon the asp and the basilisk and has trodden down the lion and the dragon.
The name asp is also given to a viper (Vipera aspis) common on the continent of Europe.
And the suckling child shall play on the hole of the asp; and the weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrice's den.
Snakes abound in great numbers, mostly harmless, but the deadly "asp-i-mar" is amongst them.
That instinct, which caused her to draw away from Chauvelin, as she would from a venomous asp, was certainly not fear.
The hookworm, deadly as an asp, has got you in its loathsome grasp!
But it appears that neither Vaucanson's asp, nor Clairon, could save Cléopatre from a deserved fate.
Cleopatra learned from them, it is said, that the bite of the asp was the easiest and least painful mode of death.