Usage examples for virulent

  1. 27. In support of his motion, he declaimed in the most virulent strain, even beyond any of his former invectives, against every power with whom we were then, and are now, acting against France. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  2. He was astonished and confounded when he found business more lively than ever before there; but he remained as virulent a rebel as ever; and I am sure he regards it as a pious duty to stand by the Southern Confederacy as long as there is anything left of it. – A Victorious Union SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic