Part of speech:
Filled with, prompted by, or showing spite; malicious.
(Archaic) Feeling or showing hate; malicious; malevolent
Full of or given to revenge.
Extremely hostile or malicious:
(Sometimes hyphenated) Of, pertaining to, or possessing such a manner of expression.
Characterized by anger or spite; malicious:
Heedful, careful, attentive, etc.; esp., considerate of others; kind
Very harmful, dangerous, or virulent
The definition of pernicious is deadly or very destructive.
The definition of snide is someone or something rude, snobby, mocking, devious or underhanded.
Malevolent is defined as someone or something that is harmful or evil.
The definition of nasty is something that is very dirty, unpleasant or offensive.
Unfriendly, unkindly, or unfavorable (toward) or unreceptive (to)
Evil or immoral:
Difficult or distasteful to accept, admit, or bear:
(Informal, of a person or remark) With subtle hostility in an effort to hurt, annoy, or upset.
(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
Feeling or showing resentment
Wicked, evil, or dishonest, esp. in some dark, mysterious way
(Zool.) Having a poison gland or glands and able to inflict a poisonous wound by biting or stinging
The definition of vicious is someone or something that is especially cruel, harsh or violent, especially when the unkindness is done intentionally.
Gentle; tractable; easily governed.
Of, expressing, feeling, or resulting from sympathy:
Served without milk or cream:
In a bad mood; irritable or cranky.
Characterized by intense ill will or spite
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