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violent

I think you mean not as violent as I am.

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I was just ... well, the storm was so violent, and it was so cold.

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Has he ever been violent like this before?

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You mean violent and aggressive.

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Murder isn't the only form of violent crime that is falling.

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There was nothing terrible or violent in this comparatively slow awakening.

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Hopefully the fact that help was on the way would make him reconsider any violent action.

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Upon the refusal in November of the Lords to concur in the address of the Commons requesting the removal of the queen from court, he joined in a protest against the refusal, and was foremost in all the violent acts of the session.

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Violent scars marred her torso and arms.

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The violent fluctuations in the value of the paper dollar, which caused so much damage to trade and industry, were thus checked.

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We went down a hundred and twenty feet in an elevator that we might see the violent eddies and whirlpools in the deep gorge below the Falls.

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If a thousand men were not to pay their tax-bills this year, that would not be a violent and bloody measure, as it would be to pay them, and enable the State to commit violence and shed innocent blood.

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She didn't like to think of how violent the man in control of a world always at war could be.

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However that may be, I was struck by the peculiar toughness of the steel which bore so many violent blows without being worn out.

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A violent liking to him.

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Talon's boys are more violent than most of them.

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There was a loud bang as the front door slammed with Cynthia's violent departure.

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She sprawled on top of him, unable to push herself up with the earth's violent shaking.

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She frantically threw her purse open, searching for a tissue, but a violent sneeze ripped through her lungs so quickly she barely had time to cover her mouth with her hand.

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Dean was no stranger to interviews with people recently exposed to the violent side of life.

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