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  Definition of Virulent
  1. infectious; having the ability to cause disease
  2. 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
  3. extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom; "venomous snakes"; "a virulent insect bite"
Similar Words: acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, venomous, vitriolic, deadly

 

 
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