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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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Jailed were: | Lewis Courtnell, 33, of Southend, found guilty of violent disorder.
Noting that the international community's response to violent extremism has centred on countering the threat, the UN chief cautioned that security and military actions alone cannot defeat the spread of groups such as ISIL, al-Qaida and Boko Haram.
Human rights abuses by violent extremists directly assault the UN Charter and the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, the secretary-general said, noting that his new Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism stresses that human rights and the rule of law should be central to countering or trying to prevent the scourge.
While there can be no justification for violent extremism, we need to examine its drivers to develop effective, rights-based responses.
The thought experiment reduces the violent media concept to an absurd level, surely, but that only serves in this case to highlight what the sandbagged-claims of some researchers are attempting to hide: people are smarter than they're given credit for.
The researchers probed correlations between crime rates and video games sales, Internet searches for game guides, and the monthly and annual release dates of popular violent games.
With the general consensus about the harmful effects of media violence, it may seem surprising that some people still question the effects of violent media on aggression.
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.
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.
The University of Missouri (MU) study helped explain why players of violent video games become more aggressive.
3 : using or likely to use harmful force <a violent person>
About 50,000 people die in the United States each year from violence-related injuries, according to data from the National Violent Death Reporting System, which showed suicides were the most common violent deaths followed by homicides, capital punishment and unintentional firearm deaths.
Deputy Chief Michel Moore, the Valley's top cop, said the Valley's additional homicide stood out as a percentage increase because other parts of the city were far more violent to begin with.
Violent Felons in Large Urban Counties presents data collected from a representative sample of felony cases that resulted in a felony conviction for a violent offense in 40 of the 75 largest counties in the United States.
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