Violently \Vi"o*lent*ly\, adv. In a violent manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • violently — vi|o|lent|ly [ˈvaıələntli] adv 1.) with a lot of force in a way that is very difficult to control tremble/shiver/shake etc violently ▪ I was still trembling violently. violently sick/ill ▪ He rushed to the bathroom, where he was violently sick. 2 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • violently — vi|o|lent|ly [ vaıələntli ] adverb * 1. ) in a way that involves violence: Three people were violently murdered yesterday. a ) in a way that involves very strong and angry emotions or opinions: They disagree violently with everything I say. 2. )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • violently */ — UK [ˈvaɪələntlɪ] / US adverb 1) in a way that involves violence Three people were violently murdered yesterday. 2) in a sudden way and with great energy or force She shook her head violently. 3) in a way that involves very strong and angry… …   English dictionary

  • violently — adv. Violently is used with these adjectives: ↑ill, ↑opposed, ↑sick Violently is used with these verbs: ↑assault, ↑attack, ↑beat, ↑clash, ↑cough, ↑disagree, ↑erupt, ↑explode …   Collocations dictionary

  • violently — violent ► ADJECTIVE 1) using or involving violence. 2) very intense, forceful, or powerful. DERIVATIVES violently adverb. ORIGIN Latin, vehement, violent …   English terms dictionary

  • violently — adverb in a violent manner (Freq. 5) they attacked violently • Ant: ↑nonviolently • Derived from adjective: ↑violent …   Useful english dictionary

  • violently — adverb see violent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • violently — See violent. * * * …   Universalium

  • violently — adverb In a violent manner …   Wiktionary

  • violently — Synonyms and related words: all to pieces, deliriously, demonically, desperately, destructively, distractedly, fanatically, fiercely, frantically, frenetically, frenziedly, furiously, hotly, like blazes, like fury, like mad, like one possessed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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