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.
noun an event that causes someone to die
noun violently angry and destructive behavior
- (Law), presumption of a fact that arises from proof of circumstances which necessarily attend such facts.
- (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.
noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
noun a violently fast stream of water (or other liquid)
- the houses were swept away in the torrent
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