What is another word for vicious?

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[ vˈɪʃəs], [ vˈɪʃəs], [ v_ˈɪ_ʃ_ə_s]

The word vicious is used to describe something that is harmful, cruel, or destructive. There are many synonyms that can be used to describe this type of behavior, including brutal, ruthless, merciless, savage, and ferocious. These words all imply a level of violence or aggression that is intended to cause harm. Other synonyms for vicious may include malicious, spiteful, malevolent, vindictive, or cruel. While each of these words has a slightly different connotation, they all share the common theme of causing harm or damage, either physically or emotionally. When trying to describe a particularly harmful or aggressive situation, choosing the right synonym for "vicious" can help to convey the intensity and severity of the situation.

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    Anyone who has been in a fight or any other kind of physical altercation knows that there is a certain level of intensity and viciousness that goes into it. This intensity is what makes physical altercations so thrilling to watch, and also makes them so dangerous. Stories abound of people who have been seriously injured or killed due to a physical altercation. The level of damage that can be done in a quick and brutal battle is truly staggering.

    One of the most vicious aspects of physical altercations is the intimidation factor. When two people are face to face, words can only go so far in establishing dominance.

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