We never imagined, it never occurred to us that anybody would consider it violent.
The question is how we can keep this violent streak under wraps.
At the same time, more details were emerging about the origins of the violent confrontations in Briquetterie.
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.