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Involving violence and bloodshed - synonyms and related words

violent

adjective

involving the use of physical force, with the deliberate intention of causing damage to property or injury or death to people

ferocious

adjective

violent and able to cause serious damage or injury

bloodthirsty

adjective

someone who is bloodthirsty enjoys taking part in or watching violence

brutal

adjective

extremely violent

vicious

adjective

extremely violent

barbarous

adjective

extremely violent and cruel

murderous

adjective

very violent and causing deaths

disorderly

adjective

behaving in a noisy or violent way

riotous

adjective

behaving in a noisy and violent way

thuggish

adjective

behaving in a violent way

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