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Definition of violent:

  1. Acting, characterized, or produced by unjust or improper force; outrageous; unauthorized; as, a violent attack on the right of free speech.
  2. An assailant.
  3. Moving or acting with physical strength; urged or impelled with force; excited by strong feeling or passion; forcible; vehement; impetuous; fierce; furious; severe; as, a violent blow; the violent attack of a disease.
  4. Produced or effected by force; not spontaneous; unnatural; abnormal.
  5. To be violent; to act violently.
  6. To urge with violence.


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