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激 means 'violent'

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Strokes : 16    Frequency: 594   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-3    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 56 words   Used in 98 words   Used in 1 name   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ゲキ
Kun
   はげしい violent
Right side exists as a rare kanji,
⿻   stay   let go  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 激 is used 7 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 激 is used 97 times, read 2 ways.
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ゲキ : 93 words FIND ALL
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stimulus; impetus; incentive; encouragement; motivation; provocation; excitement; thrill
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はげしい : 4 words FIND ALL
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1. violent; furious; tempestuous
2. extreme; intense; fierce; strong
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Henshall: 859 (originally: 1210)  Joy o' Kanji : 1210  Key to Kanji: 260 

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ゲキ   はげしい violent   
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ハク   とまる to stay, to lodge overnight   とめる to give lodgings   
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ハク   しろ white   しろ    しら-    
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
スイ   みず water   
ホウ   はな    はな to let go   はなれる to get free of   ほう to throw (away)   
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ホウ   かた way, direction   
ぼく strike   
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