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Meaning of violent

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: 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" [ant: {nonviolent}]
      2: effected by force or injury rather than natural causes; "a
         violent death"
      3: (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" [syn: {violent}, {wild}]
      4: marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions;
         inclined to react violently; fervid; "fierce loyalty"; "in a
         tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions" [syn:
         {fierce}, {tearing}, {vehement}, {violent}, {trigger-happy}]
      5: 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 [syn: {crimson}, {red}, {violent}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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