Violence

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Violence->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ violence
violence
inclemency
vehemence
might
impetuosity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ boisterousness
boisterousness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ effervescence
effervescence
ebullition
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ turbulence
turbulence
bluster
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ uproar
uproar
callithump
=>(U.S.)
riot
row
rumpus
le diable a quatre
devil to pay
all the fat in the fire
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ severity
severity
&c. 739
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ ferocity
ferocity
rage
fury
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ exacerbation
exacerbation
exasperation
malignity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ fit
fit
paroxysm
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ orgasm
orgasm
climax
aphrodisia
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ force
force
brute force
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ outrage
outrage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ coup de main
coup de main
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ strain
strain
shock
shog
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ spasm
spasm
convulsion
throe
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ hysterics
hysterics
passion
&c.(state of excitability) 825
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ outbreak
outbreak
outburst
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ debacle
debacle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ burst
burst
bounce
dissilience
discharge
volley
explosion
blow up
blast
detonation
rush
eruption
displosion|
torrent
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ turmoil
turmoil
&c.(disorder) 59
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ ferment
ferment
&c.(agitation) 315
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ storm
storm
tempest
rough weather
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ squall
squall
&c.(wind) 349
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ earthquake
earthquake
volcano
thunderstorm
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ berserk
berserk
berserker
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ fury
fury
dragon
demon
tiger
beldame
Tisiphone
Megaera
Alecto
madcap
wild beast
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ fire eater
fire eater
&c.(blusterer) 887
PARAG:Violence->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be-violent
be-violent
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ run high
run high
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ ferment
ferment
effervesce
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ romp
romp
rampage
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ run wild
run wild
run amuck
run riot
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ break the peace
break the peace
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ rush
rush
tear
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ rush headlong
rush headlong
rush foremost
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ raise a storm
raise a storm
make a riot
make a row
kick up a row
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ rough house
rough house
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Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bluster
bluster
rage
roar
riot
storm
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ boil
boil
boil over
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fume
fume
foam
come on like a lion
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ wreak
wreak
bear down
ride roughshod
out Herod
Herod
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ spread like wildfire
spread like wildfire
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ break out
break out
fly out
burst out
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ bounce
bounce
explode
go off
displode|
fly
detonate
thunder
blow up
flash
flare
burst
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ shock
shock
strain
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ break open
break open
force open
prize open
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ render-violent
render-violent
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ sharpen
sharpen
stir up
quicken
excite
incite
annoy
urge
lash
stimulate
turn on
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ irritate
irritate
inflame
kindle
suscitate|
foment
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ accelerate
accelerate
aggravate
exasperate
exacerbate
convulse
infuriate
madden
lash into fury
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ fan the flame
fan the flame
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ add fuel to the flame
add fuel to the flame
pour oil on the fire
oleum addere camino
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ explode
explode
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ let fly
let fly
fly off
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ discharge
discharge
detonate
set off
detonize
fulminate
PARAG:Violence->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ violent
violent
vehement
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ warm
warm
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ acute
acute
sharp
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ rough
rough
rude
ungentle
bluff
boisterous
wild
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ brusque
brusque
abrupt
waspish
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ impetuous
impetuous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ rampant
rampant
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ turbulent
turbulent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ disorderly
disorderly
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ blustering
blustering
raging
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ troublous
troublous
riotous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ tumultuary
tumultuary
tumultuous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ obstreperous
obstreperous
uproarious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ extravagant
extravagant
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ unmitigated
unmitigated
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ ravening
ravening
tameless
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ frenzied
frenzied
&c.(insane) 503
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ desperate
desperate
&c.(rash) 863
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ infuriate
infuriate
furious
outrageous
frantic
hysteric
in hysterics
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ fiery
fiery
flaming
scorching
hot
red-hot
ebullient
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ savage
savage
fierce
ferocious
fierce as a tiger
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 6
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ excited
excited
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ unquelled
unquelled
unquenched
unextinguished
unrepressed
unbridled
unruly
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ headstrong
headstrong
ungovernable
unappeasable
unmitigable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ uncontrollable
uncontrollable
incontrollable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ insuppressible
insuppressible
irrepressible
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ orgastic
orgastic
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 7
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ spasmodic
spasmodic
convulsive
explosive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ detonating
detonating
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ volcanic
volcanic
meteoric
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ stormy
stormy
&c.(wind) 349
PARAG:Violence->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ violently
violently
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ amain
amain
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ by storm
by storm
by force
by main force
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ with might and main
with might and main
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ tooth and nail
tooth and nail
vi et armis
at the point of the sword
at the point of the bayonet
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at one fell swoop
at one fell swoop
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ with a high hand
with a high hand
through thick and thin
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in desperation
in desperation
with a vengeance
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ a outrance
a outrance
a toute outrance
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ headlong
headlong
head foremost

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Violence — Vi o*lence, n. [F., fr. L. violentia. See {Violent}.] 1. The quality or state of being violent; highly excited action, whether physical or moral; vehemence; impetuosity; force. [1913 Webster] That seal You ask with such a violence, the king, Mine …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • violence — Violence. subst. fem. Qualité de ce qui est violent. La violence des vents, de la tempeste, du mal, de la douleur, d un remede, &c. la violence de son humeur. Violence, signifie aussi, La force dont on use contre le droit commun, contre les loix …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

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  • violence — I noun assault, attack, brutality, clash, convulsion, disorder, eruption, explosion, ferocity, force, fracas, furiousness, fury, inclemency, manus, onslaught, outburst, rage, rampage, ruthlessness, savagery, severity, unlawful force, vehemence,… …   Law dictionary

  • violence — [vī′ə ləns] n. [ME < MFr < L violentia < violentus: see VIOLENT] 1. physical force used so as to injure, damage, or destroy; extreme roughness of action 2. intense, often devastatingly or explosively powerful force or energy, as of a… …   English World dictionary

  • Violence — Vi o*lence, v. t. To assault; to injure; also, to bring by violence; to compel. [Obs.] B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • violence — (n.) late 13c., physical force used to inflict injury or damage, from Anglo Fr. and O.Fr. violence, from L. violentia vehemence, impetuosity, from violentus vehement, forcible, probably related to violare (see VIOLATION (Cf. violation)). Weakened …   Etymology dictionary

  • violence — *force, compulsion, coercion, duress, constraint, restraint Analogous words: vehemence, intensity, fierceness (see corresponding adjectives at INTENSE): *effort, exertion, pains, trouble: *attack, assault, onslaught, onset …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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