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English definition of “virulent”

virulent

adjective
 
 
/ˈvɪrʊlənt/
DISEASE A virulent disease or poison causes severe illness very quickly.Passing on illness and causing diseaseDisease and illness - general words
HATE formal criticizing or hating someone or something very much: a virulent attack on the governmentCritical and uncomplimentary
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