[ UK /vˈɪʃəsli/ ]
[ US /ˈvɪʃəsɫi/ ]
  1. in a vicious manner
    he was viciously attacked
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How To Use viciously In A Sentence

  • Snappers strike viciously when lifted from water or teased and can inflict a serious bite.
  • He whipped in a viciously dipping shot that spun just a foot over the bar.
  • A dog snarled at us viciously but he was caged and couldn't get at us.
  • The dogs were nearing her, coming closer; their teeth bared, snarling viciously
  • Catching her wrist, Holman smacked her face viciously, sending her to her knees, but still holding on to her.
  • We discussed Yasmin Alibhai-Brown's concerns that blogging is just 'pub bores' ( see debate on political blogging here on TV), the state of the blog wars, in which both sides have taken a lot of flak, particularly Tim, who has provoked a needed debate about damage done to the image of blogging by lack of basic 'netiquette', and who has been viciously ( anonymously) lambasted for it, which rather proves his original point. Blogger TV again
  • Sir Hugo is found dead on the moors, viciously murdered by a terrifying hound from hell.
  • People — and I do actually mean “people” here, not viciously stupid animals like yourself — already know that that pathetically infantile piece of snivelling ideological tripe is demonstrably false. Think Progress » Deficit Peacock Evan Bayh Hits ‘Far Left-Wing Blogs’ For Criticizing Obama’s Spending Freeze As Too ‘Austere’
  • Then they both gush about how it's going to be great fun and will be all slumber parties and makeup while eyeing each other viciously.
  • The crowd began to mutter angrily, the glowing embers of their ancient prejudices that had been viciously stoked by the near murder of their King were being fanned to fury so easily by the power of the monarch's simple words.
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