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What is another word for violent?

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Adjective
Involving physical conflict, or having a propensity to use physical force
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“The constant banter between the two loudmouths would eventually lead to a violent confrontation.”
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Using or involving physical force with the intention of causing injury or destruction
“She knocked the door down with one violent blow.”
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Significant or extreme in degree or intensity
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“Rightly or wrongly, many car salespeople are despised on principle, and with a violent passion.”
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Affected by or deriving from wildly uncontrolled emotion
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Marked by a likelihood to threaten the safety of a person or persons
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Disorderly and disruptive and not amenable to discipline or control
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Violently disturbed or agitated
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Engaged in hostile or armed resistance or aggression
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Defiantly aggressive, hostile or antagonistic
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So colorful as to be in bad taste
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Susceptible to anger or prone to getting on the defensive
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Harshly sarcastic or satirical in nature
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Inclined to behave in a reckless or outrageous manner
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Having an unstable state of mind
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Deeply angered but not outwardly displaying it
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Ill-mannered in nature
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Occurring suddenly, abruptly or quickly
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Used as an intensifier
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Flowing heavily or in large quantities
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Physics
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Relating to crime
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To be continuously haunted or possessed by something, especially negative emotions, ideas or desires
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Resulting from or acting from a compulsion
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High in tension or levels of conflict
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