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violent Idioms & Phrases


To lay hands on one's self, or To lay violent hands on one's self

  • to injure one's self; specif., to commit suicide.
Webster 1913

violent death

  • noun an event that causes someone to die
    killing.
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violent disorder

  • noun violently angry and destructive behavior
    rampage.
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Violent presumption

  • (Law), presumption of a fact that arises from proof of circumstances which necessarily attend such facts.
Webster 1913

Violent profits

  • (Scots Law), rents or profits of an estate obtained by a tenant wrongfully holding over after warning. They are recoverable in a process of removing.
Webster 1913

violent storm

  • noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
    storm.
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violent stream

  • noun a violently fast stream of water (or other liquid)
    torrent.
    • the houses were swept away in the torrent
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