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An outbreak of violent, raging behavior
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  1. An outbreak of violent, raging behavior
  2. A course of violent, frenzied behavior or action.
Great emotional disturbance; agitation of mind, etc.
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  1. Great emotional disturbance; agitation of mind, etc.
  2. A disorderly commotion or disturbance:
  3. Confusion; agitation; disturbance
A lack of order or regular arrangement; confusion.
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  1. A lack of order or regular arrangement; confusion.
  2. An ailment that affects the function of mind or body:
  3. A condition characterized by lack of normal functioning of physical or mental processes:
Lack of harmony
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  1. Lack of harmony
  2. A loud, harsh noise, such as that made by two metal objects in collision.
  3. A violent conflict or confrontation.
An overwhelming outpouring:
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  1. An overwhelming outpouring:
  2. A violent, intense attack
Conflict; strife; contention
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  1. Conflict; strife; contention
  2. The act of struggling:
  3. Strife, contention, or combat:
The cause or means of destroying:
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  1. The cause or means of destroying:
  2. The condition of having been destroyed:
  3. The cause or means of destroying
A violent or vengeful person; esp., such a woman
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  1. A violent or vengeful person; esp., such a woman
  2. A violent disturbance or intense period of activity:
  3. Violent or frenzied action:
Any of the four natural phenomena involving the interaction between particles of matter. From the strongest to the weakest, the four forces are the strong nuclear force , the electromagnetic force , the weak nuclear force , and gravity .
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  1. Any of the four natural phenomena involving the interaction between particles of matter. From the strongest to the weakest, the four forces are the strong nuclear force , the electromagnetic force , the weak nuclear force , and gravity .
  2. A capacity for affecting the mind or behavior; efficacy:
  3. The use of physical power or violence to compel or restrain:
Physical harm or damage to a person, property, etc.
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  1. Physical harm or damage to a person, property, etc.
  2. A particular form of hurt, damage, or loss:
  3. Damage or harm done to or suffered by a person or thing:
Temporary madness or delirium.
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  1. Temporary madness or delirium.
  2. A state of violent mental agitation or wild excitement.
  3. Wild or frantic outburst of feeling or action
The state or quality of being ruthless, cruel, harsh, or unrelenting.
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  1. The state or quality of being ruthless, cruel, harsh, or unrelenting.
  2. A brutal or savage act, treatment, etc.
  3. The use of excessive physical force e.g. police brutality.
Savage behavior or nature; barbarity.
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  1. Savage behavior or nature; barbarity.
  2. Savage act, behavior, or disposition; barbarity
  3. The condition of being savage, or wild, primitive, uncultivated, etc.
Government by force
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  1. Government by force
  2. Power or ability to coerce.
  3. Constrain or restrain by physical force or the threat of such force. See also duress and undue influence.
(Psychol.) An irresistible, repeated, irrational impulse to perform some act
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  1. (Psychol.) An irresistible, repeated, irrational impulse to perform some act
  2. (Psychiatry) An act or ritual that a person feels compelled to perform repeatedly, often to reduce the distress caused by an obsession.
  3. That which compels; driving force
One that restricts, limits, or regulates; a check:
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  1. One that restricts, limits, or regulates; a check:
  2. (Mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
  3. The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
Constraint or difficulty caused by misfortune:
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  1. Constraint or difficulty caused by misfortune:
  2. The use of force or threats; compulsion
  3. The application of force, or the threat of force, to compel another to act against his or her will. Used as a defense in criminal and contractual matters, for example, that a defendant participated in a crime because held at gunpoint, or signed a contract only under the threat of physical harm. See also economic duress. The application of force, or the threat of force, to compel another to act against his or her will. Used as a defense in criminal and contractual matters, for example, that a defendant participated in a crime because held at gunpoint, or signed a contract only under the threat of physical harm. See also economic duress.
Power or strength. Power or strength.
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  1. Power or strength. Power or strength.
  2. The collective armed strength, as of a nation
  3. The capacity to do work or cause physical change; energy, strength, or active power:
The force per unit area that one region of a gas, liquid, or solid exerts on another. Pressure is usually measured in Pascal units, atmospheres, or pounds per square inch. &diamf3; A substance is said to have negative pressure if some other substance exerts more force per unit area on it than vice versa. Its value is simply the negative of the pressure exerted by the other substance.
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  1. The force per unit area that one region of a gas, liquid, or solid exerts on another. Pressure is usually measured in Pascal units, atmospheres, or pounds per square inch. &diamf3; A substance is said to have negative pressure if some other substance exerts more force per unit area on it than vice versa. Its value is simply the negative of the pressure exerted by the other substance.
  2. (--- Sports) Sustained, effective play that puts an opponent at a disadvantage:
  3. (Meteorology) Atmospheric pressure.
Legal, moral, or intellectual force or effectiveness
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  1. Legal, moral, or intellectual force or effectiveness
  2. Vigor or force of feeling or expression
  3. Effective or binding force; efficacy:
The extent, measurement, or dimension downward, backward, or inward:
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  1. The extent, measurement, or dimension downward, backward, or inward:
  2. The degree of richness or intensity:
  3. The range of one's understanding or competence:
The state or quality of being ferocious
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  1. The state or quality of being ferocious
The state of being fierce.
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Violence; vehemence; fierceness
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  1. Violence; vehemence; fierceness
  2. Violent or frenzied action:
  3. A violent disturbance or intense period of activity:
(Physics) The amount or degree of strength of electricity, light, heat, or sound per unit area or volume.
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  1. (Physics) The amount or degree of strength of electricity, light, heat, or sound per unit area or volume.
  2. (Geology) The severity of an earthquake in terms of its effects on the earth's surface, and buildings. The value depends on the distance from the epicentre, and is not to be confused with the magnitude.
  3. (Physics) time-averaged energy flux (the ratio of average power to the area through which the power "flows"); irradiance
A level or degree, as of intensity:
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  1. A level or degree, as of intensity:
  2. The rising and falling of the bow and stern of a ship in a rough sea
  3. (Archit.) The slope of the sides of a roof, expressed by the ratio of its height to its span
Extreme plainness or restraint, as in style
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  1. Extreme plainness or restraint, as in style
  2. The act or an instance of severe behavior, especially punishment.
  3. The quality or condition of being severe
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