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English definition of “virulent”

virulent

adjective     /ˈvɪr.ʊ.lənt/
A virulent disease or poison is dangerous and spreads or affects people very quickly: A particularly virulent strain of flu has recently claimed a number of lives in the US.Passing on illness and causing disease formal full of hate and violent opposition: She is a virulent critic of US foreign policy.Opposing and againstStrong feelings
(Definition of virulent adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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