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Adjective
Extremely dangerous, harmful or deadly
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“We live amidst the erosion of our values, our vanishing virtues sucked out by the swirling vortex of virulent vices.”
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Extremely poisonous or toxic
“However, it can produce a virulent poison called verotoxin, which attacks organs such as the kidneys.”
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Highly infectious or contagious
“An even more virulent disease could emerge, for which we will need to be well and fully prepared.”
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Bitterly hostile or malicious
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“His pieces are replete with the most extravagant absurdities, virulent slander, impiety, impurities, and low buffoonery.”
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Extreme in nature, particularly of a negative emotion
“And that, evidently, was why he nursed his virulent hatred of the plutocrats and politicians whom he held responsible for obstructing the flow of creative intelligence.”
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Marked by harsh, spoken, or written abuse
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Treacherous
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Black-hearted
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Having or proceeding from an extreme or fanatical support of or belief in something
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