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accomplished by force

extreme in degree, strength, or effect

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acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity

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effected by force or injury rather than natural causes

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(of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud

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marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions

characterized by violence or bloodshed

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The remark may possibly apply to injuries received in other kinds of violent excitement: certain it is, that although Nicholas experienced some pain on first awakening next morning, he sprung out of bed as the clock struck seven, with very little difficulty, and was soon as much on the alert as if nothing had occurred.
With regard to the trifle of salary that is due,' said Mr Wititterly, 'I will'--here he was interrupted by a violent fit of coughing--'I will--owe it to Miss Nickleby.
Overwhelmed at first under this violent shock, he by and by recovered himself, and resolved to crush the proposal by weight of his arguments.
This is plain in the violent diseases of ambition and avarice.
The air was thick and murky with the smoke of it; and this, combined with the violent movement of the ship as she struggled through the storm, would surely have made me sea-sick had I been a victim to that malady.
Violent life and athletic sports had never appealed to me.
Wealth was an inferior object, but what glory would attend the discovery if I could banish disease from the human frame and render man invulnerable to any but a violent death
3 million nonfatal violent victimizations, which accounted for about a fifth (21 percent) of all violent victimizations in 2013.
Take 200 children and randomize 100 to watch their parents viciously attack one another for an hour a day, the other 100 to watch a violent television program an hour a day," they suggest, "then assess their mental health after one month is over.
Yet research published in the August 2014 Psychology of Popular Media Culture finds that playing violent video games is in fact correlated with less aggression and crime in the real world.
Some people claim there is no consensus about whether violent media can increase aggression in children, but this study shows that there is consensus," says psychologist Brad Bushman, lead author of fie study, who notes that, while 66% of researchers agree or strongly agree that violent video games increase aggression, only 17% disagreed or strongly disagreed.
The descending order of UCR violent crimes are murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault, followed by the property crimes of burglary, larceny-theft, and motor vehicle theft.
I don't think violent games cause people to go out and be violent because people are either like that or they aren't - Jamie Longstaff, 22, unemployed, from Middlesbrough.
If the First Amendment requires that minors be able to purchase graphically violent video games, does this mean minors may attend R-rated movies without an adult or purchase pornography?
Parents accuse video game stores of caring only about profit and selling violent games to children, which reflects negatively on their behavior.
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