2. chaste, pure, virgin, virginal, vestal, immaculate; clean, innocent, spotless, sinless, guiltless, uncorrupted; undefiled, unstained, unsullied, unfallen, unerring; decent, modest, continent. virulence, n. 1. poisonousness, venomousness, ven-omness, toxicity, deadliness, virulency; lethality, fatalness; noxiousness, harmfulness, hurtfulness, injuriousness, detrimentalness, detrimentality, deleteriousness, unwholesomeness, unhealthiness; destructiveness, ruinousness, perniciousness, balefulness.
2. hostility, resentment, indignation, pique, anger; spite, malice, rancor; antagonism, malevolence, malignity; aggression, belligerence, bellicosity.
3. acrimony, acrimoniousness, causticity, asperity, mordancy, acridness, acridity, pungency; astringency, severity, sternness, acerbity, austerity, stringency; harshness, sharpness, sourness, acidulousness, acidity, bitterness, tartness, trenchancy, keenness, sarcasm, satire, irony; peevishness, petulance, Rare, petulancy, crabbedness, tetchiness, touchiness, irascibility, edginess; ill temper, ill-temperedness, short-temperedness, ill humor, ill-humoredness. virulent, adj. 1. poisonous, venomous, envenomed, toxic, deadly, lethal, fatal; noxious, harmful, hurtful, injurious, mischievous, detrimental, deleterious, unwholesome, unhealthy; destructive, ruinous, pernicious, baleful; malignant, cancerous; (all of disease) infective, infectious, contagious, catching.
2. hostile, resentful, indignant, piqued, angry; spiteful, malicious, venomous, vicious; antagonistic, malevolent, malignant, malign, ill-disposed, rancorous; abusive, corrosive; morose, surly, sullen, moody; adverse, opposed, opposing; aggressive, warlike, belligerent, bellicose.
3. acrimonious, caustic, mordant, bitter, acrid, pungent; astringent, acerb, acerbic, severe, stern, austere, stringent; harsh, sharp, sour, acidulous, acid, tart; trenchant, keen, sarcastic, satiric, ironic, ironical; peevish, petulant, crabbed, testy, touchy, irascible, edgy; ill-tempered, ill-humored, short-tempered. visage, n. 1. face, countenance, physiognomy; All Sl. mug, kisser, puss, pan, map, phiz.
2. looks, features, lineaments; mien, demeanor, complexion, cast, turn; aspect, appearance, Inf. cut of one's jib. vis-A-vis, adv., adj. 1. face to face, eye to eye, Inf. eyeball to eyeball, nose to nose, head to head. -prep. 2. in relation to, in comparison with, compared with or to, in contrast to, contrasted with.
3. facing, opposite, across, against, over against.
viscera, n.,pl. body organs, internal organs, inter nals; intestines, bowels, colons, (of swine) chitterlings, (of animals) entrails; insides, inwards, Inf. innards, Sl. guts; vitals, vital organs, vital parts.
visceral, adj. 1. intestinal, abdominal, splanchnic.
2. instinctive, intuitive, emotional, Sl. gut; spontaneous, immediate.
3. physical, bodily; earthy, crude, coarse, base. viscosity, n. thickness, stickines, adhesiveness, tackiness, glueyness, mucilaginousness, viscidity; stodginess, slabbiness, heaviness, glutinousness; syrupiness, gumminess, mucosity, gelatinousness, Physical Chem. colloidality, jelliedness, yolkiness, albuminousness, glairiness; sliminess, Inf gooeyness, gloppiness, Sl. ickiness; inspisation, incrassation, clabbering, lumpiness, curdling; ropiness, stringiness. viscous, adj. thick, sticky, adhesive, tacky, gluey, mucilaginous, viscid; stodgy, glutinous, thickened, heavy, clotted; syrupy, treacly, molasses-like; gummy, gummous, mucous, Archaic, pituitous; albuminous, yolky, gelatinous, jellied, glairy; stringy, ropy, Vulgar.
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