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Princeton's WordNet

  1. viciously, brutally, savagelyadverb

    in a vicious manner

    "he was viciously attacked"


  1. viciouslyadverb

    In a vicious manner; ferociously or maliciously.


  1. viciously

    Viciously is an adverb that means in a manner characterized by violence, brutality, or malice. It refers to doing something with extreme intensity, often with the intent to cause harm or damage. It can also signify acting or speaking in a fierce or ferociously aggressive way.

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    in a way that is cruel and shows an intention to hurt or upset someone;extremely unkind or unpleasant;Cruel and unkind:cruel,unkind,evil;addicted to or characterized by vice; grossly immoral;profligate;addicted to or characterized by vice; grossly immoral;given or readily disposed to evil,reprehensible,blameworthy,wrong,spiteful,malicious,vicious gossip;unpleasantly severe,characterized or marred by faults or defects,faulty,unsound,extremely violent;Involving violence and bloodshed:violent,ferocious,bloodthirsty;dangerously aggressive : SAVAGE;marked by violence or ferocity : FIERCE;worsened by internal causes that reciprocally augment each other;having the nature or quality of vice or immorality : DEPRAVED;DEFECTIVE,FAULTY,INVALID,IMPURE, NOXIOUS,acute, almighty, blistering, deep, dreadful,excruciating,explosive,exquisite,fearful, fearsome,frightful,furious,ghastly,hard, heavy, heavy-duty,hellacious,intense,intensive,keen, profound,terrible,vehement,brutal,bad,dangerous,foul,cruel.

    Submitted by anonymous on June 26, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of viciously in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of viciously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of viciously in a Sentence

  1. Nicolas Martin:

    When a dog acts viciously we assume the reason is poor treatment and training by its owner. When a person acts criminally we look for the explanation in his brain, blood, and urine. When will psychiatrists begin testifying to the incompetence of schizophrenic pit bulls?

  2. Alameda County:

    The surveillance video footage is disgusting and reminds me of Rodney King. Those deputies viciously attacked a man who appeared to be surrendering. They beat him with their batons even though he was not resisting, this is clearly excessive force.

  3. Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez:

    This defendant viciously assaulted a fellow subway rider for no other reason than the color of her skin, acts of hate are not tolerated in Brooklyn, a place that prides itself on the diversity of its communities. I hope this sentence sends a clear message that racism and intolerance are unwelcome here.

  4. Melania Trump:

    These are the things and events that happen when a sacred landslide election victory is so unceremoniously viciously stripped away from great patriots who have been badly unfairly treated for so long, go home with love in peace. Remember this day forever!

  5. Kate Ellis:

    Every major medical association in the country supports healthcare for transgender youth, but Republican Gov. Abbott is ignoring experts on children's issues to cruelly and viciously target transgender young people, businesses that operate in Texas and host high-profile events like SXSW should contact Gov. Republican Gov. Abbott and let Republican Gov. Abbott know how this will make doing business in the state more difficult and that the only result of Republican Gov. Abbott action will be unnecessary harm to trans people and parents of trans youth.

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    the verbal act of urging on
    A instigation
    B macron
    C impounding
    D profaneness

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