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a bitter quarrel between two parties

carry out a feud

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Blood vengeance was exacted when a person's honor was tarnished and had its basis in Germanic law.
Paying the monetary amount in no way diminished the possibility of blood vengeance (de Hinojosa 43-46).
Responsibility was also a very important aspect in the carrying out of blood vengeance, in that an offender's family was also implicated in the crime, because fathers were responsible for their children's' actions, as well as their wives' and also for the action of extended family members and all those living under their roof.
As part of this broader enterprise, the next section analyses such cultural considerations as polygamy, blood vengeance, conflict resolution, traditional healing, and family involvement, as strategies for understanding how to work with Muslim Arab clients based upon previous analysis of social work processes in Northern and Muslim Arab worlds (Al-Krenawi & Graham, 2000b).
We argue that blood vengeance is an essential component in much of social work practice among Muslim Arab peoples.
Blood vengeance would require that a member of the offending hamula be killed, in order to remove the assault on the Ar, or pride, of the murdered man's hamula.
Tickets for TEKKEN BLOOD VENGEANCE in 3D are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.
TEKKEN BLOOD VENGEANCE in 3D will include one-on-one interviews about the Tekken videogame franchise and Tekken CG Animation movie, featuring Tekken Project Director Katsuhiro Harada and Dai Sato, the internationally known scriptwriter for such acclaimed features as Cowboy Bebop, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex and Wolf's Rain.
TEKKEN BLOOD VENGEANCE in 3D will take fans on a larger-than-life 3-D journey, all in the comfort of their local movie theater," said Dan Diamond, vice president of NCM Fathom.