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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vi•o•lentˈvaɪ ə lənt(adj.)

  1. acting with or characterized by uncontrolled, strong, rough force.

  2. characterized by or caused by injurious or destructive force:

    a violent death.

  3. intense in force, effect, etc.; severe; extreme:

    violent pain.

  4. roughly or immoderately vehement or ardent; furious:

    violent passions.

Origin of violent:

1300–50; < L violentus=vī(s) force, violence +-olentus, -ulent


Princeton's WordNet

  1. violently(adverb)

    in a violent manner

    "they attacked violently"


  1. violently(Adverb)

    In a violent manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Violently(adverb)

    in a violent manner

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