Viperously
Viperous Vi"per*ous, a. Having the qualities of a viper; malignant; venomous; as, a viperous tongue. ``This viperous slander.'' --Shak. -- {Vi"per*ous*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • viperously — adverb see viperous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • viperously — See viperous. * * * …   Universalium

  • viperously — vi·per·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • viperously — adverb : in a viperous manner * * * vīˈperously adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑viper …   Useful english dictionary

  • viperous — viperously, adv. /vuy peuhr euhs/, adj. 1. of the nature of or resembling a viper: a viperous movement. 2. of or pertaining to vipers. 3. characteristic of vipers. 4. venomous. [1525 35; VIPER + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • viperous — adjective Date: 1535 1. viperine 2. having the qualities attributed to a viper ; malignant, venomous < the backstabbing of a viperous family > • viperously adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • viperous — /ˈvaɪpərəs/ (say vuypuhruhs) adjective 1. of the nature of a viper or vipers; viper like. 2. relating to vipers. 3. characteristic of vipers. 4. venomous or malignant. –viperously, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • viperous — [vī′pərəs] adj. of, having the nature of, or like a viper; esp., spiteful or malicious: also viperish viperously adv …   English World dictionary

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