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Overview of adj vicious

The adj vicious has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (4) barbarous, brutal, cruel, fell, roughshod, savage, vicious

((of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks")

2. (2) evil, vicious

(having the nature of vice)

3. condemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensible, vicious

(bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure; "a criminal waste of talent"; "a deplorable act of violence"; "adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife")

4. poisonous, venomous, vicious

(marked by deep ill will; deliberately harmful; "poisonous hate"; "venomous criticism"; "vicious gossip") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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