English to English
1. an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists)
he may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one
2. the property of being wild or turbulent
the storm's violence
3. a turbulent state resulting in injuries and destruction etc.
4. The quality or state of being violent; highly excited action, whether physical or moral; vehemence; impetuosity; force.
5. To assault; to injure; also, to bring by violence; to compel.