bad blood


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  • noun

Synonyms for bad blood

a feeling of ill will arousing active hostility

References in classic literature ?
 Till, its black hide distended with bad blood,
Ponting said: ' There was that one little incident in the game on Tuesday and there has been all this talk about there being bad blood between the two sides.
So it came to pass that when the thee boys grew to manhood, there was bad blood and much hate among Jew, Christian and Moslem, so that the Jew raised as a Moslem slew the Moslem of Christian birth.
This contamination of bad blood began with Hamlet's paternal grandmother, who, though "unmentioned in the play because of the extreme delicacy of Hamlet's and his father's positions" (my italics), played her husband false: "after giving birth to Hamlet's father .
There's no bad blood, there never was bad blood in the band.
The fallout has included a split in NATO, the UN Security Council at loggerheads and bad blood between European 'partners'.
After discovering that so many of the African fighters were incompetent, Guevara took charge anyway, breeding bad blood.
A longtime feud between two of the largest financial houses in the British Crown Colony is further complicated by the arrival of an interloping American powerbroker and his voluptuous assistant who plan to use the bad blood for their own financial gain.
Some advocated de-criminalizing abortion to rid France of this bad blood, while others like.
THERE is a lot of bad blood between Floyd Mayweather and Diego Corrales, so take advantage of their mutual hatred and sell the minutes in what could be an explosive fight, writes Paul Kealy.
NBC had been affiliated with KRON for 40 years, but after Young Broadcasting outbid NBC for the purchase of KRON earlier this year, there has been bad blood between KRON and NBC.
I'm not going to say it's bad blood or good blood, but they have made it difficult to be a landlord," sighs Shapiro.
But there's some figurative sense of bad blood that resonates with the music--bad decisions, bad timing, bad luck--and the effort, which never quite works and never quite fails, to make them better.
The antibody prevented the bad blood vessels from growing, suggesting this would make a good preventative therapy.
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