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virulent (adjective)
1. That which is very infectious, malignant, or poisonous.
2. Descriptive of being capable of causing disease by breaking down protective mechanisms of the host.
3. Bitterly hostile or antagonistic; hateful: "He received virulent criticism from his supervisor."
4. A reference to being intensely irritating, obnoxious, or harsh.
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