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Intense HostilityPlay
Describes actions or feelings that are not just cruel, but intensely hostile. SlideHis vicious response left everyone stunned.
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Beyond MeanPlay
Implies behavior that goes far beyond being mean, suggesting extreme aggression. SlideA vicious personal attack, unlike ordinary criticism, feels ruthless.
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Not Light-HeartedPlay
Contrasts with light-hearted teasing or play; 'vicious' implies real intent to harm. SlideHer joke was vicious, not just playful banter.