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Behaviour involving physical force intended to hurt or damage
“New laws have been passed in a bid to tackle increasing levels of violence against hospital staff.”
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Great physical force
“The violence with which he would sock his opponent in the boxing ring would stun many onlookers.”
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The intensity in a destructive natural force
“The violence of the wind had lessened, though the air remained redolent with the smell of dust.”
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The intensity or passion of an emotion
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“He used every means in his power to render himself agreeable to her, and gave her every demonstration of the violence of his passion.”
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An aggressive and violent physical act against a person or object
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A state of frenzied or excited emotion or activity
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A feeling of great displeasure or anger
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Violent or extreme disorder
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The act or state of physically fighting
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A violent act of cruelty
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Violent and hostile behaviour
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The consequences or negative results of a thing or event
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Coercion or compulsion, especially with the use or threat of violence
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The condition or quality of being impetuous
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Criminal action
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Acts characteristic of a bandit
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Behavior associated with hooligans
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The act by which something is trashed
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A direct assault by troops on a fortified place
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An immoral action or event causing outrage
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The deliberate commission of an act of violence to create public fear through the suffering of the victims in the furtherance of a political or social agenda
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A desire to cause hurt or harm to (someone)
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The state or fact of being crude or vulgar
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Overenthusiasm
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A confrontation or unpleasant struggle
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