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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Extreme hostility; Extreme harmfulness (as the capacity of a microorganism to cause disease).

Usage examples (36)
  • Combining all four different strategies lead to higher pathogen virulence despite the beneficial effect of anti-infection vaccines.
  • President Nelson Mandela's display of anti-white "virulence" at
  • The virulence of the malicious old man
  • The virulence of the plague for more
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