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Webster's Dictionary

Violent

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(1):

(n.) An assailant.

(2):

(v. i.) To be violent; to act violently.

(3):

(a.) 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):

(a.) Acting, characterized, or produced by unjust or improper force; outrageous; unauthorized; as, a violent attack on the right of free speech.

(5):

(a.) Produced or effected by force; not spontaneous; unnatural; abnormal.

(6):

(v. t.) To urge with violence.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Violent'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/v/violent.html. 1828.

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