virulently


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vir·u·lent

 (vîr′yə-lənt, vîr′ə-)
adj.
1.
a. Characterized by, causing, or promoting the rapid onset of severe illness. Used of a disease or toxin.
b. Capable of causing disease by aggressively interfering with the immune system of the host. Used of a pathogen.
2. Extremely hostile or malicious: virulent criticism; a virulent bigot.

[Middle English, from Latin vīrulentus, from vīrus, poison.]

vir′u·lence, vir′u·len·cy n.
vir′u·lent·ly adv.
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Adv.1.virulently - in a virulent mannervirulently - in a virulent manner; "an old woman advanced a few paces to shake her fist virulently in my face"
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virulently

[ˈvɪrʊləntlɪ] ADJcon virulencia
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virulently

[ˈvɪrjʊləntli] advavec virulence
virulently hostile → d'une hostilité virulente
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virulently

adv
(Med) → virulent
(fig)scharf; virulently racistvirulent rassistisch
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No one big, it was felt, could have so virulently aggressive an expression, though, as a matter of fact, Butteridge had a height of six feet two inches, and a weight altogether proportionate to that.
Campbell was known to be virulently opposed to missions in any shape or form.
Langeron, trying as virulently as possible to sting Weyrother's vanity as author of the military plan, argued that Bonaparte might easily attack instead of being attacked, and so render the whole of this plan perfectly worthless.
If Mr Trump wants to avoid war, he must rein in his virulently anti-Iran deputies, stop threatening to destroy the Islamic Republic, and end the economic strangulation of Tehran through sanctions.
When Aberdeen were dominant, in Scotland and Europe, I hated the Mickey-taking Pittodrie got about lack of virulently noisy support.
National Action had engaged in a campaign of "virulently racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic propaganda" since 2013.
While these virulently anti-Semitic tropes are stock-in-trade for Muslim preachers in the Middle East, it is still shocking to hear Taeb blame the Jews for crimes against humanity committed by Islamic terrorists like ISIS.
The Pakistani government's removal of a virulently anti-Shiite militant from its terrorism list at the very moment that an international money laundering and terrorism finance watchdog was deciding to put the country on a watchlist highlights Pakistan's struggle to come to grips with militancy.
officials believe that Sadr, a 44-year-old Shiite cleric, is now less virulently anti-American than he was in 2003, when his militia, the Mahdi Army, battled forces of the U.S.-led coalition.
All three were described at the start of their trial by prosecutors as "active members" of the "virulently racist" right-wing group, before and after its ban in December 2016.
These are exciting times." Outlining what the wider organisation stood for, the prosecution barrister said National Action "engaged in a campaign of virulently racist, anti-Semitic, and homophobic propaganda, through which it sought to stir up a violent race war against ethnic minorities and others it perceived as 'race traitors'." Jurors were told the group was banned in the UK following a number of actions including their "support for the murder of the MP for Batley, Jo Cox".