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 for nonviolent
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  nonviolent \nonviolent\ adj.
     1. peacefully resistant in response to injustice; not using
        violence; -- used of protests and demonstrations; as,
        nonviolent resistance. Opposite of violent.
  
     Syn: passive, peaceful.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. achieved without bloodshed. Contrasted with bloody.
  
     Syn: unbloody, bloodless.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  nonviolent
      adj 1: abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence [ant:
             violent]
      2: achieved without bloodshed; "an unbloody transfer of power"
         [syn: nonviolent, unbloody]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  30 Moby Thesaurus words for "nonviolent":
     bland, civilian, conciliatory, dovish, gentle, irenic, judicious,
     mild, mild as milk, moderate, nonaggressive, noncombatant,
     nonmilitant, pacific, pacificatory, pacifist, pacifistic,
     peace-loving, peaceable, peaceful, prudent, sober, soft, tame,
     temperate, unbellicose, uncontentious, unhostile, unmilitant,
     unmilitary
  
  

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