Synonyms and Antonyms of violence
- They settled their disagreement without resorting to violence.
assault, attack, bashing, battering, battery, beating, belting, bludgeoning, buffeting, clubbing, cudgeling (or cudgelling), drubbing, flogging, hammering, lacing, licking, mauling, paddling, pelting, pommeling (or pommelling), pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), smashing, socking, thrashing, thumping, tromping, walloping, whaling, whipping
- the violence of her denial of any wrongdoing
- Some people were taken aback by the violence with which the magazine's art critic attacked the exhibition.
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