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Synonyms for blood

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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

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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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Today we tell how Lisa Kerr died after giving birth because she had blood-poisoning which hugely over-stretched midwives failed to pick up.
- the blood-poisoning form of the disease - are devastating diseases which can often be difficult to spot in their early stages.
Meningitis and septicaemia ( the blood-poisoning form of the disease ( affects more than 3,000 people every year in the UK, killing one in 10 sufferers and leaving many more with after-effects which could be as severe as brain damage, amputations and deafness.
One type of blood-poisoning microbe, Staphylococcus aureus, has strains that are resistant to all but one antibiotic.