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virulent

[vir-yuh-luhnt, vir-uh-] [ˈvɪryələnt, ˈvɪrə-]
adjective
  • extremely bitter, hostile, etc.
  • extremely poisonous, injurious, etc.
  • (of a microorganism) extremely infective
  • (of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect
  • " 'With its insidious spread, the show will be like a virulent disease to the social organism.' "