WORD OF THE DAY

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violent

I think you mean not as violent as I am.

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

Has he ever been violent like this before?

You mean violent and aggressive.

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

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

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

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.

Violent scars marred her torso and arms.

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

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.

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.

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

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

A violent liking to him.

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

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

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

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.

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