Definitions for virulently

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vir•u•lentˈvɪr yə lənt, ˈvɪr ə-(adj.)

  1. actively poisonous; intensely noxious.

    Category: Pathology

  2. highly infective:

    a virulent disease.

    Category: Medicine

  3. violently or spitefully hostile.

  4. intensely bitter, spiteful, or malicious.

Origin of virulent:

1350–1400; ME verulent < L vīrulentus=vīr(us) poison


Princeton's WordNet

  1. virulently(adverb)

    in a virulent manner

    "an old woman advanced a few paces to shake her fist virulently in my face"


  1. virulently(Adverb)

    in a virulent manner

Webster Dictionary

  1. Virulently(adverb)

    in a virulent manner


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