HyperDic: virulent

English > 3 senses of the word virulent:
ADJECTIVEallvirulent, deadly, venomousextremely poisonous or injurious
allvirulentinfectious
allvirulent, acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, vitriolicharsh or corrosive in tone
virulent > pronunciation
Soundsvih'rahlahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > virulent: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningExtremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom.
Example "a virulent insect bite"
Synonymsdeadly, venomous
BroadertoxicOf or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison
Spanishmortífero, venenoso, virulento
Catalanverinós
Nounsvirulence, virulencyextreme / extreme harmfulness (as the capacity of a microorganism to cause disease)
English > virulent: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaninginfectious; having the ability to cause disease.
Narrowerdeadly(of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect
highly infective(of a microorganism) extremely infective
Oppositeavirulentnot virulent
Spanishvirulento
Catalanvirulent
Nounsvirulence, virulencyextreme / extreme harmfulness (as the capacity of a microorganism to cause disease)
English > virulent: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningharsh or corrosive in tone.
Synonymsacerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, vitriolic
BroaderunpleasantDisagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
Spanishabrasador, ácido, acre, amargo, áspero, cáustico, mordaz, virulento, vitriólico
Catalanabrasador, àcid, acre, amarg, aspre, càustic, corrossiu, virulent
Nounsvirulence, virulencyextreme / extreme hostility
Adverbsvirulentlyin a virulent manner

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