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1. virulent

adjective. ['ˈvɪrələnt'] extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom.

Synonyms

  • deadly
  • venomous

Antonyms

  • palatable
  • inoffensive
  • cold

Etymology

  • virus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Virulent

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  • abridgement
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  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
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  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word virulent


1. Adjective
though the condition of the host body plays a role in how virulent a particular pathogen can be.

2. Noun, singular or mass
This virulent plant disease eats away at jade plant roots quickly.

Quotes containing the word virulent


1. Success is virulent. Once you get the bug then it’s in you.
- Steve Backley, The Champion in all of Us: 12 Rules for Success

2. virulent

adjective. ['ˈvɪrələnt'] infectious; having the ability to cause disease.

Synonyms

  • deadly

Antonyms

  • constructive
  • sweet

Etymology

  • virus (Latin)

3. virulent

adjective. ['ˈvɪrələnt'] harsh or corrosive in tone.

Synonyms

  • vitriolic
  • acerbic
  • unpleasant
  • sulphurous
  • bitter
  • acid
  • sulfurous
  • blistering
  • acrid
  • acerb

Antonyms

  • good-natured
  • nice
  • pleasing
  • unpleasantness

Etymology

  • virus (Latin)
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