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Synonyms for bloody

Synonyms for bloody

of or covered with blood


attended by or causing bloodshed

so annoying or detestable as to deserve condemnation

to cover with blood

Synonyms for bloody

cover with blood

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having or covered with or accompanied by blood

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informal intensifiers


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Unless Al-Sisi manages to change the narrative through well-constructed policy, and quickly, future messages from "Islamic State" are likely to be bloodier, more destabilising, and a huge thorn in the side of a regime that cannot get out of its own way.
Many feared the conflicts in major cities might morph into a full-fledged civil war, which can be even bloodier than the 2011 turmoil that toppled Libya's former leader Muammar Gaddafi.
The website tells how this darker and far bloodier second series of Da Vinci's Demons has an all-star British cast including Tom Riley (Lewis), Lara Pulver (Sherlock), Laura Haddock (Honest), Elliot Cowan (Luther) and Blake Ritson (World Without End).
TROUBLED star Mike Phillips claims he's switched off from his uncertain future to be ready for what he insists will be an even bloodier clash with Argentina than Wales suffered at the hands of the Springboks.
War between Great Britain and the US did not transpire; instead the Americans were drawn into an even bloodier civil war.
Beijing must do what it takes to shut down Chinese demand for ivory, or the battle over supply will only get bloodier.
The reality, however, is that the bloodier the conflict gets, the more the world will wonder what the Americans are going to do about it.
He further reviewed the human rights situation in the West Bank, including Jerusalem, considering that the Israeli policies there constitute a new more brutal and bloodier apartheid, and ethnic cleansing against Palestinians in Jerusalem.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The independent MP, Hassan al-Alawi warned from entering the country in a new bloody phase, bloodier than the previous stages.
But Gen Assad had died in June 2000 and succeeded by his son Bashar - who, his Syrian and Lebanese opponents allege, is a "far bloodier dictator than his father or even Hitler".
She notices his art, "His collages were becoming bloodier, all red, one day he smeared lipstick over eggshells.
to their roads, and wars were getting pricier, bloodier, less satisfying
So for Egypt, it is a matter of moral and historical obligation to willingly take up the political challenge of halting aggression and pre-empting a bloodier showdown as a prelude to laying solid brickwork for justice, peace and security in the region.
aid to the rebels would intensify the war -- which is now bloodier than Iraq at the height of its sectarian fighting -- or prompt other countries to jump in.
Out of Kuwait's respect to the will of people in their nations, it follows with serious concerns the Syrian crisis which entered its second year with more bloodier and violent developments that left thousands of civilian victims either dead, injured, displaced or refugee," Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled said in his speech at the Sixteenth Non-Aligned Movement's Summit in the Iranian capital of Tehran.