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One entry found for violent.
Main Entry: vi·o·lent
Pronunciation: primarystressvimacr-schwa-lschwant
Function: adjective
1 : marked by great force or sudden activity <a violent attack of coughing> <violent storms>
2 a : especially furious or emotional <a violent denial of guilt> b : INTENSE 1 <violent pain>
3 : caused by force <a violent death>
4 a : acting with or characterized by harmful physical force : exercising or marked by violence <a violent person> <violent actions> b : having a tendency to carry out acts of violence <violent prison inmates>
- vi·o·lent·ly adverb

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