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violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked aggression , hostility
radical insurgent Islamist group consisting of disaffected middle-class professionals in Malaysia who want to overthrow the government by violent means and set up an Islamic state al-Ma'unah
desert in northern Saudi Arabia that is noted for its red sand and violent winds An Nafud , An Nefud , Nafud , Nefud
personality disorder characterized by amorality and lack of affect; capable of violent acts without guilt feelings (`psychopathic personality' was once widely used but was superseded by `sociopathic personality' to indicate the social aspects of the disor antisocial personality disorder , psychopathic personality , sociopathic personality
violent fast dance in French vaudeville (an apache is a member of the French underworld) apache dance
terrorist organization of Islamic extremists whose violent activities began in 1992; aims to overthrow the secular Algerian regime and replace it with an Islamic state Armed Islamic Group , GIA
Turkish terrorist group of fundamentalist Muslims with ties to al-Qaeda that operates in Germany; seeks the violent overthrow of the Turkish government and the establishment of an Islamic nation modeled on Iran Association of Islamic Groups and Communities , Caliphate State , Kaplan Group
violent reaction backlash
swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment blitz , blitzkrieg
violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction blowup , detonation , explosion
violent gusty wind bluster
speech of violent denunciation broadside , philippic , tirade
sudden violent happening burst , flare-up , outburst
large crater caused by the violent explosion of a volcano that collapses into a depression caldera
violent theft of an occupied car carjacking
violent throw cast , hurl
terrible, violent event cataclysm
destruction, violent upheaval causing cataclysm
upheaval, violent cataclysm
sudden violent change in the earth's surface cataclysm , catastrophe
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