Violent in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Violent

Involving extreme force or motion. | Involving physical conflict. | Likely to use physical force.

Short Example Sentences for Violent

  • 1. A violent tumult arose. 🔊
  • 2. There was a violent ringing at the front-door bell. 🔊
  • 3. With one violent slap she was sent sprawling. 🔊
  • 4. This contention gave rise, at times, to violent struggles. 🔊
  • 5. Often incorrectly used in support of exaggeration or violent metaphor. 🔊
  • 6. Scarcely had the vessel put to sea when a violent tempest came on. 🔊
  • 7. A violent battering at the door of the inn recalled him to his soberer senses. 🔊
  • 8. They had no violent feudal tenure, but the husbandman owned the land. 🔊
  • 9. Reuben Sharp was becoming violent with passion inflamed by brandy. 🔊
  • 10. He became, therefore, all of a sudden, a violent church-goer. 🔊

How to use Violent in Sentences?

  • 1. If it included meeting a violent death while clad in trousers and a sweater, so be it. 🔊
  • 2. As he bent down and lifted up the hoof it made a sudden, violent swerve away from him. 🔊
  • 3. The storm, however, had by this time become so violent as to set all efforts at defiance. 🔊
  • 4. With a violent reaction of remorse, and a sort of tenderness, he tried to put his arm round her. 🔊
  • 5. But that was the voice of the "Hills," that are violent first and regretful afterward. 🔊
  • 6. It was also remarked that all the active persecutors of the order perished by premature or violent deaths. 🔊
  • 7. As she came toward him he was stirred first by an impulse of pity and immediately afterward by a violent repulsion. 🔊
  • 8. Renouard's violent but repressed exclamation was lost in a general murmur and shuffle of feet. 🔊
  • 9. On that day and outbreak of ill-temper occurred so violent that the two parties nearly came to blows. 🔊
  • 10. No sooner had it started on its upward journey than it was caught in a violent swirl of air which tore away the oars. 🔊
  • 11. Elleney returned somewhat mournfully to the parlour, there to find the whole family in a state of violent excitement. 🔊
  • 12. No one could be vicious or violent before that beautiful tired presence waiting with white trembling hands to bless them. 🔊
  • 13. So is the burly farmer; so is the country 'squire, with his narrow and violent life. 🔊
  • 14. His violent exercise threw him into a fever, which grew upon him by degrees, and at last carried him off. 🔊
  • 15. She also died, and the indefatigable cleric married as his third experiment a widow cursed with a very violent temper. 🔊
  • 16. He uttered a violent imprecation, stamped furiously on the ground, while he ground his teeth together. 🔊
  • 17. But when he came in that evening he was overheard to have a strenuous and increasingly violent argument with Archie in the hall. 🔊
  • 18. It was some ten days later, and violent winds with heavy rains had driven the most ardent diggers early to their tents. 🔊
  • 19. At last, about midnight, a stumbling against the door and a violent knock made his heart die within him. 🔊
  • 20. Now I became more than ever sensible of the violent fires that had lain dormant at the bottom of my soul. 🔊
  • 21. He flung himself upward and snatched the paper from Harding's hand with a violent oath. 🔊
  • 22. It is also astounding that the League should inflame laymen of no religious tendencies whatever to more violent antagonism. 🔊
  • 23. His car was seen suddenly to burst in flames, a violent explosion followed, and the whole thing crashed to earth. 🔊
  • 24. I was keeping down sudden impulses to smash a glass, throw a plate on the floor, do something violent to relieve my feelings. 🔊
  • 25. They cursed, they howled; they heaped upon us the most violent names; they threatened to tear us to pieces. 🔊