1 violent behaviour
He had endured years of intimidation and violence.
an act of senseless violence
violence against: a seminar on pornography and violence against women
an outbreak of violence (=an occasion when people behave violently): In a recent outbreak of racial violence, 20 people were killed.
violence erupts: Violence erupted in a number of cities.
incite/provoke violence (=deliberately encourage people to be violent): The group has been accused of deliberately inciting violence against immigrants.
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