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violent

adjective

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3 marked by great and often stressful excitement or activity
  • our guest's imminent arrival provoked a violent effort to get the place cleaned up

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4 marked by or uttered with forcefulness
  • prone to violent denunciation of anyone who disagrees with her
  • violent brushstrokes that were a trademark of the abstract artist

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The first known use of violent was in the 14th century

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“Violent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/violent. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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