Where the force generating those threats is a widespread, self-sustaining, and virulent social movement?
We still had the best violent soccer hooligans and most virulent nationalist tabloid headlines.
But if the Hagel hearings had exposed a virulent strain of American McCarthyism, who would play the role of McCarthy?
Max Blumenthal says far right's virulent attacks are what really did him in.
In fact, once exposed to the elements, the organ became the site of virulent infections.
The reptile of this name, carrying a virulent and deadly sting in its tail, is generally borne erect.
Duplicates, first buying of, 16—most virulent form of bibliomania, 173.
I have played the part of a virulent Jacobin to serve my dear young masters.
As soon as he was out of place, he had again been virulent in opposition.
Maurepas, the most virulent of them all, the King declined to exile, but he consented to a compromise.
c.1400, in reference to wounds, ulcers, etc., "full of corrupt or poisonous matter," from Latin virulentus "poisonous," from virus "poison" (see virus). Figurative sense of "violent, spiteful" is attested from c.1600. Related: Virulently.
virulent vir·u·lent (vēr'yə-lənt, vēr'ə-)
Extremely infectious, malignant, or poisonous. Used of a disease or toxin.
Capable of causing disease by breaking down protective mechanisms of the host. Used of a pathogen.
Intensely irritating, obnoxious, or harsh.