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One entry found for virulent.
Main Entry: vir·u·lent
Pronunciation: primarystressvir-(y)schwa-lschwant
Function: adjective
1 a : marked by a rapid, severe, and often deadly course <a virulent infection> b : able to overcome or break down the defenses of the body <a virulent germ>
2 : extremely poisonous : NOXIOUS
3 : full of hate : SPITEFUL
- vir·u·lent·ly adverb

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