bloodthirsty


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Synonyms for bloodthirsty

Synonyms for bloodthirsty

Synonyms for bloodthirsty

marked by eagerness to resort to violence and bloodshed

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Everything--running away, sir-- joining in bloodthirsty attacks upon his master--there's nothing that's bad that he hasn't done.
They expected to find a bloodthirsty man, happy in his revenge.
There, probably the same year and the next, he astonished the public with the two parts of 'Tamburlaine the Great,' a dramatization of the stupendous career of the bloodthirsty Mongol fourteenth-century conqueror.
With Rosy held in the clutches of Morpheus for a many-hours deep slumber, and the bloodthirsty parent waiting, armed and forewarned, Ikey felt that his rival was close, indeed, upon discomfiture.
Mong the motley-speckled fierce creatures, Shouldest rove, sinful-sound and fine-coloured, With longing lips smacking, Blessedly mocking, blessedly hellish, blessedly bloodthirsty, Robbing, skulking, lying--roving:--
Ask our friend, the bee-hunter, in what condition he finds himself to struggle with a Teton boy, after so many hours of bondage; much less with a dozen merciless and bloodthirsty squaws
He had wound a red handkerchief round his cloth cap to give it the air of a turban, and his red comforter across his breast as a scarf,--an amount of red which, with the tremendous frown on his brow, and the decision with which he grasped the sword, as he held it with its point resting on the ground, would suffice to convey an approximate idea of his fierce and bloodthirsty disposition.
6 The Hunt (BBC1) THIS brutal series about relentless and bloodthirsty predators that ruthlessly hunt down defenceless prey is being broadcast just as the Tories are planning savage cuts to the BBC.
Of course, the brutal and bloodthirsty Assad regime and brutal and bloodthirsty terrorists bear the primary blame.
Keep sending the drones, he says, and exterminate all those barbaric bloodthirsty fanatics
40pm A horde of vampires find the perfect hunting ground to feed their bloodthirsty desires - a town in Alaska that remains sunless for a month.
KARACHI -- MQM Chief Altaf Hussain has alleged that bloodthirsty wolves are hunting down innocent party workers in Karachi.
00pm, Channel 4 When a plane carrying six oil workers crashes in Alaska, the men must contend with freezing conditions and low food supplies - with a pack of vicious, bloodthirsty wolves haunting their every step.
We both have against us one and the same bloodthirsty monster, which again rears its hands to snatch our most precious - our Freedom
10am The movie which introduced the world to the iconic figure of John Rambo is actually a far cry from the increasingly bloodthirsty sequels - this is more of a psychological thriller rather than an action adventure, highlighting the traumatic effects of combat.