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virulent
used in Arrowsmith

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

or

harsh or hateful
  • investigating the mechanism of the attenuation of virulence of microorganisms.
    Chapter 12 (6% in)
virulence = very bad — perhaps very contagious
  • Gottlieb, the placidly virulent hater of religious rites, had a religious-seeming custom.
    Chapter 13 (15% in)
  • With him Martin watched the heroes of yellow fever, Reed, Agramonte, Carroll, and Lazear; with him he landed in a Mexican port stilled with the plague and famished beneath the virulent sun; with him rode up the mountain trails to a hill town rotted with typhus; with him, in crawling August, when babies were parched skeletons, fought an ice trust beneath the gilt and blunted sword of the law.
    Chapter 17 (70% in)
  • He was off on a new enthusiasm, the most virulent of his whole life: he was organizing the League of Cultural Agencies.
    Chapter 30 (15% in)
  • The results obtained from this quantitative study permit the statement that the percentage of inactivation, as measured by determining the units of bacteriophage remaining after irradiation by gamma and beta rays of a suspension of fixed virulence, is a function of the two variables, nillicuries and hours.
    Chapter 36 (97% in)

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