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violently

[ vahy-uh-luhnt-lee, vahy-luhnt- ]
/ ˈvaɪ ə lənt li, ˈvaɪ lənt- /
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adverb
in a way that involves uncontrolled or destructive force:He struck the table violently with his clenched fist and shouted for more.Dramatic video shows soldiers violently removing voters from polling stations.
in an intense or extreme way:He was violently ill after ten minutes, but soon recovered fully.We were awoken early in the morning when the house began shaking violently.
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Origin of violently

OTHER WORDS FROM violently

o·ver·vi·o·lent·ly, adverbqua·si-vi·o·lent·ly, adverbul·tra·vi·o·lent·ly, adverbun·vi·o·lent·ly, adverb
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