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English Reference for bouryoku (ぼうりょく)

noun violence, mayhem
Example sentences
Suddenly, there was a period of terrible violence and hatred between blacks and whites
Mahatma Gandhi, the apostle of nonviolence, was born in 1869
He believed that blacks could win their fight for equal rights without violence
Violence is the cancer of our society
The police were unable to cope with such violence
Eventually, he was sentenced to five years in prison for the violent crime
Also many incidents of robbery by threats and violence are occurring
Also as they are in an intimate relationship they are in a situation where it is easy for them to suffer from violence and difficult for them to bring complaints about that to court
I yield to no one in abhorrence of violence
We must do away with violence
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