viperous

viperous

[vahy-per-uhs]
adjective
1.
of the nature of or resembling a viper: a viperous movement.
2.
of or pertaining to vipers.
3.
characteristic of vipers.

Origin:
1525–35; viper + -ous

viperously, adverb
pseudoviperous, adjective
pseudoviperously, adverb
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viperous or viperish (ˈvaɪpərəs)
 
adj
1.  Also: viperine of, relating to, or resembling a viper
2.  malicious
 
viperish or viperish (ˈvaɪpərəs, ˈvaɪpəˌraɪn)
 
adj
 
'viperously or viperish
 
adv
 
'viperishly or viperish
 
adv

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