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Virulent

Vir´u`lent
a.1.Extremely poisonous or venomous; very active in doing injury.
A contagious disorder rendered more virulent by uncleanness.
- Sir W. Scott.
2.Very bitter in enmity; actuated by a desire to injure; malignant; as, a virulent invective.
Adj.1.virulent - extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom; "venomous snakes"; "a virulent insect bite"
Synonyms: venomous, deadly
2.virulent - infectious; having the ability to cause disease
Antonyms:
avirulent - not virulent; unable to produce disease
3.virulent - harsh or corrosive in tone; "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"; "a barrage of acid comments"; "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"; "bitter words"; "blistering criticism"; "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics"; "a sulfurous denunciation"
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