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viperous

[vahy-per-uh s] /ˈvaɪ pər əs/
adjective
1.
of the nature of or resembling a viper:
a viperous movement.
2.
of or relating to vipers.
3.
characteristic of vipers.
4.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; viper + -ous
Related forms
viperously, adverb
pseudoviperous, adjective
pseudoviperously, adverb
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viperous

/ˈvaɪpərəs/
adjective
1.
Also viperine (ˈvaɪpəˌraɪn). of, relating to, or resembling a viper
2.
malicious
Derived Forms
viperously, viperishly, adverb
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