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violent

vi·o·lent

violent

 
 
pronunciation:
vaI lnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition: acting with great force or anger.
The violent criminal was sent to prison.
synonyms:
wild
antonyms:
gentle
similar words:
cruel, mad
derivation: violently (adv.)
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