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virulent
used in Jane Eyre

2 uses
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Definition
of disease:  very bad — perhaps very contagious

or

harsh or hateful
  • I was a precocious actress in her eyes; she sincerely looked on me as a compound of virulent passions, mean spirit, and dangerous duplicity.
    Chapter 2 (98% in)
  • When the typhus fever had fulfilled its mission of devastation at Lowood, it gradually disappeared from thence; but not till its virulence and the number of its victims had drawn public attention on the school.
    Chapter 10 (2% in)

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