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There are some themes of vocabulary that we'd rather not have to use...
Unfortunately, you'll notice that these types of words are very varied and include many, many expressions...
Therefore, you'll have to summon your patience and your courage.
To strike, I struck, struck. A riot/ rioters
|A fight/ to fight, I fought, fought.|
To hit sb with sth/ To strike sb with sth
|To batter sb (to death)|
|To hit back|
|A thug/ a hooligan|
|A riot/ a rioter|
|To run amok/ to run riot|
To knife sb
To knock sb out/ To knock sb unconscious
|A cosh/ to cosh sb|
|To strangle sb|
To knock sb about/ To manhandle sb
|To ill-treat sb/ ill-treatment|
- A stone struck him in the face
- A stab wound
- A flick knife (BE)/ a switchblade (AE)
- The escalation of violence
A flick knife To strangle
|A massacre/ a slaughter|
|Cruel to sb/ cruelty|
|Sadism/ sadistic/ a sadist|
Domestic violence: to batter Ferocious...
- A form of torture
- To force somebody to do something
|To persecute somebody|
|To torment somebody|
|Torture/ to torture somebody/ a torturer|
|To oppress somebody/ oppression/ an oppressor|
Yuk ! Horrible words... Still it's better to know them, if we want to eradicate, or at least reduce, the actions they describe...
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