Synonyms for Virulent:
malicious, spiteful, unfriendly, hateful, bitter, resentful, vindictive, antagonistic, vicious, vitriolic, malevolent, rancorous.
corrosive, bitter, hurtful, baneful, rancorous, churlish, Black-hearted, sullen, antagonistic, perfidious, foul, malignant, treacherous, catty, vicious, ill-natured, nasty, wicked, malicious, spiteful, hostile, evil, baleful, malevolent, mean, venomous, hateful, vindictive, sinister.
•poisonous, lethal (adjective)
destructive, toxicant, injurious, mephitic, poison, venomous, malignant, deadly, baneful, toxic.
n.burning, deep-seated, depth, basic, affective, deep, noxious, acutely, help, pestilential, blind, casual. poison, Mephitical, toxicant, mephitic. hard, love, resentful, attitude, embittered. •deadly (noun)
acrid, blistering, acerb, caustic, unpleasant, bitter, venomous, sulphurous, highly infective, toxic, acid, sulfurous, vitriolic, deadly, acerbic.
Usage examples for virulent
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