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Synonyms for violence

Synonyms for violence

power used to overcome resistance

exceptionally great concentration, power, or force, especially in activity

Synonyms for violence

an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists)

the property of being wild or turbulent

a turbulent state resulting in injuries and destruction etc

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The bordering States, if any, will be those who, under the impulse of sudden irritation, and a quick sense of apparent interest or injury, will be most likely, by direct violence, to excite war with these nations; and nothing can so effectually obviate that danger as a national government, whose wisdom and prudence will not be diminished by the passions which actuate the parties immediately interested.
The change comes disturbingly, with the force of a sudden vocation, bringing in its train agonizing doubts, assertive violences, an unstable state of the soul, till the final appeasement of the convert in the perfect fierceness of conviction.
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