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Synonyms for bloodshed

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Synonyms for bloodshed

the savage killing of many victims

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Synonyms for bloodshed

the shedding of blood resulting in murder


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Nobody should expect us to remain silent as long as Israel does not wash out the blood shed in the Mediterranean."
ENOUGH BLOOD SHED: 101 SOLUTIONS TO VIOLENCE, TERROR AND WAR thinks not--and it provides an invaluable compendium of solutions for every sector of society, individuals to schools to media to cities and communities.
They say that if nothing is done now there will be more innocent blood shed on our streets.
May be some of their sons and daughter's blood shed to fight for something that affects them more than it would ever affect the US or her allies?
"The blood shed by the Zionists will not be shed in vain," Abu Saed said.
Moreover you know what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, how he dealt with the two commanders of the armies of Israel, Abner the son of Ner and Amasa the son of Jether, whom he murdered, retaliating in time of peace for blood shed in war.
In the second section, "This Heart," she moves to present time, memorializing the buffalo, grieving lost traditions and the blood shed by Indians in attempts to hold on to these traditions.
The statement, made available by Jackson's Rainbow PUSH Coalition, said, ''War and blood shed are easy, but peace is difficult.''
NO price can be put on the lives lost, suffering sustained and blood shed in New York and Washington.
Winners were feted as heroes and showered with treasures, while losers were sacrificed, their blood shed to ensure rains for the crops.
According to Barrios, "Ga ngsters reflects how the Black Consciousness artists, infuriated by the blood shed by the children of the Soweto uprisings in 1976 and Stephen Biko's death in prison, dramatized that rage and the spirit of the dead into their artistic work." For students and scholars interested in politically committed theater, Barrios's "Black Consciousness Theater in South Africa and the Committed Artist" is an informative and essential text.
It took three decades before the gunmen tired of the blood shed and opted for an alternative that was always available - democracy.
BHB handicapper Matthew Tester yesterday predicted that difficulties interpreting the juvenile form would mean "there will be a lot more blood shed at the meeting than normally happens."
The fecal occult blood test, often ordered by physicians for people over age 50, detects traces of blood shed by malignant bowel tissue.
About the blood shed along these banks in former times; the miracle of peace restored; the water which washed away our past suffering?