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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.

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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. Donald Trump:

    I don't think I'm going to be throwing punches. I'm not looking to attack, every attack I've made was a counterpunch. They attacked me first, and I hit them back -- maybe harder than they hit me, but the fact is that I've been attacked pretty viciously by some of these guys.

  2. Photographer Valerio Bispuri:

    They told me up front: If you want to go there, you have to get permission from the Red Command, a viciously dangerous drug gang that has ruled parts of the city, most prisons have a social organization, like a pyramid style.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Well, Scott Pruitt is doing a great job within the walls of the EPA, i mean, we're setting records. Outside, Scott Pruitt's being attacked very viciously by the press. I'm not saying that Scott Pruitt's blameless, but we'll see what happens.

  4. Donald Trump:

    Four people in Nevada viciously robbed and killed by an illegal immigrant who should not have been in our Country, we need a powerful Wall!

  5. 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?

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    declare untrue; contradict
    • A. deny
    • B. embark
    • C. jeopardize
    • D. disturb

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