adverb see vicious

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  • viciously — adv. Viciously is used with these verbs: ↑attack, ↑kick, ↑rape, ↑snarl, ↑swear …   Collocations dictionary

  • viciously — vicious ► ADJECTIVE 1) cruel or violent. 2) (of an animal) wild and dangerous. 3) literary immoral. DERIVATIVES viciously adverb viciousness noun. ORIGIN Latin vitiosus, from vitium vice …   English terms dictionary

  • viciously — adverb in a vicious manner he was viciously attacked • Syn: ↑brutally, ↑savagely • Derived from adjective: ↑savage (for: ↑savagely), ↑vicious …   Useful english dictionary

  • Viciously — Vicious Vi cious, a. [OF. vicious, F. vicieux, fr. L. vitiosus, fr. vitium vice. See {Vice} a fault.] 1. Characterized by vice or defects; defective; faulty; imperfect. [1913 Webster] Though I perchance am vicious in my guess. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • viciously — See vicious. * * * …   Universalium

  • viciously — adverb In a vicious manner; ferociously or maliciously …   Wiktionary

  • viciously — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. cruelly, spitefully, harmfully; see brutally , wrongly 1 , 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • viciously — adv. in a vicious manner; ferociously; spitefully; faultily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • viciously — vi·cious·ly …   English syllables

  • viciously — See: vicious …   English dictionary

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