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English definition of “violent”

violent

adjective (STRONG)    /ˈvaɪə.lənt/
C2 sudden and powerful: He has a violent temper. violent thunderstorms The speaker launched into a violent attack on (= spoke forcefully against) the government's policies.Physically strong and powerful [before noun] describes a colour that is extremely or unpleasantly bright: She was wearing a violent pink sweater and orange trousers.The qualities of colour
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