Textual thesaurus for "vicious"

(adj) venomous, poisonous

marked by deep ill will; deliberately harmful

poisonous hate; venomous criticism; vicious gossip

(adj) brutal, barbarous, cruel, savage, roughshod, fell

(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering

a barbarous crime; brutal beatings; cruel tortures; Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks; a savage slap; vicious kicks

(adj) reprehensible, condemnable, criminal, deplorable

bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure

a criminal waste of talent; a deplorable act of violence; adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife

(adj) evil

having the nature of vice