Comment: Communism vs Marxism vs Marxist-Leninism

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Communism vs Marxism vs Marxist-Leninism

I subscribe to none of the above ideologies, but am I correct in understanding that it was the Marxist-Leninist version that added the idea of active force to implement Marxism? Does Marxism itself call for the use of such force to achieve it? And is Communism synonymous with Marxism or Marxist-Leninism or both? Or are Marxism and Marxist-Leninism merely two instances within a broader spectrum of Communism?