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Dictionary definition for: Violent

1. (a) acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity; "a violent attack" "a violent person" "violent feelings" "a violent rage" "felt a violent dislike"

2. (s) effected by force or injury rather than natural causes; "a violent death"

3. (s) (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud; "a violent clash of colors" "her dress was a violent red" "a violent noise" "wild colors" "wild shouts"

4. (s) marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid; "fierce loyalty" "in a tearing rage" "vehement dislike" "violent passions"

5. (s) characterized by violence or bloodshed; "writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days"- Andrea Parke; "fann''d by Conquest''s crimson wing"- Thomas Gray; "convulsed with red rage"- Hudson Strode

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