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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Likely to attack or bite. Also: Mean and cruel.

Usage examples (29)
  • There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
  • I borrowed the term vicious cycle as it did in cycle for the past 71 years or once less than every 4 years.
  • The 21-year-old beauty queen also spoke, defending herself against what she called vicious attacks.
  • Condemning what she calls vicious attacks, Hillary Clinton says those who carry them out are cowards. for more
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