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vicious

vi·cious

vicious

 
pronunciation:
vI shs
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: wicked; evil.
They played a vicious trick on me.
synonyms:
atrocious, evil, immoral, wicked
similar words:
base, foul, loathsome, poisonous
definition 2: likely to be cruel or violent; fierce.
Stay away from the vicious dog.
synonyms:
cruel, ferocious, fierce, savage, violent
antonyms:
gentle
similar words:
brutal, dangerous, evil, ruthless, wild
derivations: viciously (adv.), viciousness (n.)
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