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Synonyms for blood

Synonyms for blood

the fluid circulated by the heart through the vascular system


the crime of murdering someone

one's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation

noble rank or status by birth

Synonyms for blood

temperament or disposition

a dissolute man in fashionable society

people viewed as members of a group

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smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill

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References in classic literature ?
Mr Partridge bore all this patiently; but when his wife appealed to the blood on her face, as an evidence of his barbarity, he could not help laying claim to his own blood, for so it really was; as he thought it very unnatural, that this should rise up (as we are taught that of a murdered person often doth) in vengeance against him.
This is no little matter," he said, "to be washed away with the blood of one or two and be forgotten.
He then took off his cups, and gave in each place a stroke with his poignard, which was followed by a stream of blood.
But if it be asked how it happens that the blood in the veins, flowing in this way continually into the heart, is not exhausted, and why the arteries do not become too full, since all the blood which passes through the heart flows into them, I need only mention in reply what has been written by a physician 1 of England, who has the honor of having broken the ice on this subject, and of having been the first to teach that there are many small passages at the extremities of the arteries, through which the blood received by them from the heart passes into the small branches of the veins, whence it again returns to the heart; so that its course amounts precisely to a perpetual circulation.
Van Helsing, turning to me, said, "He is so young and strong, and of blood so pure that we need not defibrinate it.
Stand back from the trench and withdraw your sword that I may drink of the blood and answer your questions truly.
And through it all the awful cry came up from that fathomless pit, whose entrance was flooded with spots of fresh blood.
But both Flambeau and Father Brown have often confessed that, in all their (often outrageous) adventures, nothing had so chilled their blood as that voice of an ogre, sounding suddenly out of a silent and empty inn.
What, have not these"--pointing to Infadoos and Scragga, who, young villain that he was, was employed in cleaning the blood of the soldier off his spear--"told thee what manner of men we are?
Its blood was cold as its deliberateness, and it did nothing save deliberately.
He had bruises on twenty parts of his body, and blood was dripping from a cut in his head.
No," returned the Fox, "for these flies which you see are full of blood, and sting me but little, and if you rid me of these which are already satiated, others more hungry will come in their place, and will drink up all the blood I have left.
John quietly wiped away the blood that followed the blow, fixed his eyes upon the already penitent offender and said with cold composure, "You will die for that.
Defiling the trunks of the trees were broad maculations of crimson, and blood dripped like dew from their foliage.
His cheeks were flushed and his eyes shining, for the blood of a hundred fighting Saxon ancestors was beginning to stir in his veins.