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bloodthirsty

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbloodthirstyblood‧thirst‧y /ˈblʌdˌθɜːsti $ -ɜːr-/ adjective  1 KILLVIOLENTeager to kill and wound, or enjoying killing and violence a bloodthirsty crowdsee thesaurus at violent2 VIOLENTdescribing or showing violence syn violent The film was too bloodthirsty for me.
Examples from the Corpus
bloodthirstyNot that he was really concerned with the horrified reaction of the less bloodthirsty.She may have originated with the notion of human sacrifice to ensure plentiful crops, for her actions were often bloodthirsty.Chi was the most bloodthirsty and urged total annihilation of the whites by fire and sword.Jack proves as bloodthirsty as Joaquin is restrained.The bloodthirsty Beck clan wants him dead, even if they have to extract their revenge right there in the courtroom.Carrying a lance and attended by a wolf Mars did, however, have his bloodthirsty moments.a bloodthirsty monsterWith a silver breastplate stuck full of arrows and the roars of the bloodthirsty pagans turned to weeping and conversion.bloodthirsty speechesThey hacked and sliced at one another till there was no meaning left, only a confusion of bloodthirsty syllables spelling out absurdity.
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