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blood lust

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishblood lustˈblood lust noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 VIOLENTa strong desire to be violent
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blood lustThings had now degenerated into a blood lust.Is this satisfying everyone's innate, latent, hopefully minimal blood lust?I had not realised that one innocent man's plight could arouse such blood lust.It filled his enemies with terror and his own troops with unshakeable faith and unquenchable blood lust.But she fell back, reading in both Harold's eyes and Felicity's an unstoppable blood lust.
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