Origin of violent
Related Words for violentlystrongly, vigorously, fiercely, forcefully, powerfully, intensely, forcibly, frantically, madly, angrily, vehemently, extremely, compellingly, disturbingly, overwhelmingly, rebelliously, impetuously, hysterically
Examples from the Web for violently
Contemporary Examples of violently
The website Murder Inna Dancehall catalogs 207 dancehall songs with violently anti-gay lyrics.How Maurice Tomlinson Was Outed in Jamaica—and Forced Into Exile
December 9, 2014
The three basic ways for prisoners to die are old age, disease or violently.A Million Ways to Die in Prison
December 8, 2014
Did Michael Brown have a motive to violently attack the officer?There’s No Conspiracy in Ferguson’s Secret Jury
November 17, 2014
Instead, he was violently mugged on live TV by Senator John McCain.John McCain Roughs Up Jay Carney During His CNN Primetime Debut
September 11, 2014
For such a source of outward joy to crumble so violently, what the hell happened?We're Talking About Depression All Wrong
August 20, 2014
Historical Examples of violently
The boy must be a young brute to turn upon you so violently.Brave and Bold
She pushed the lamp-post away from her violently, and found herself walking.
She said this violently, but she let her clasped hands fall in discouragement.
I had conducted so much and so violently since; but I was not too old to remember Biddy's hood.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
She stopped, and trembled so violently that she was unable to speak.Henry Dunbar
M. E. Braddon
Word Origin for violent
mid-14c.; see violence. In Middle English the word also was applied in reference to heat, sunlight, smoke, etc., with the sense "having some quality so strongly as to produce a powerful effect." Related: Violently.