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VIS

[Latin, Force or violence.] A term employed in many legal phrases and maxims, such as vis injuriosa, "wrongful force."

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VIS. A Latin word which signifies force. In law it means any kind of force, violence, or disturbance, relating to a man's person or his property.

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Generations of archaeologists excavated in and around the third pyramid, that of Menkaura, before Colonel Vyse. They found only an empty sarcophagus.
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