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Antonyms for bloodily

involving a great bloodshed


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We often forget that the 1979 Iranian revolution was staged by leftists, students, nationalists, communists and others - but it was Khomeini's Islamists who succeeded in bloodily repressing all opponents.
What you expect to happen happens: John takes revenge, bloodily and methodically.
O'Mara and Bryan have no idea their client's paths will not only merge but crash bloodily into each other on the night of baseball's All-Star Game in San Francisco.
Then he's running, a pen protruding bloodily from his shoulder blade, from an overturned police van, staggering on to a road where he's promptly hit by a truck.
Summary: As the Syrian war grinds bloodily along in its fourth year the armed opposition has been coming under fire -- verbally -- over its military tactics, as it struggles to find ways to confront regime forces without generating negative political repercussions.
Protesters and security services clashed bloodily leaving nearly 100 people dead and scores injured.
Midsomer Murders (Wednesday, STV) celebrated the show's 100th episode by transporting itself from the bloodily bucolic settings of Midsomer to beautiful, beautiful – and it turns out deadly – Copenhagen.
It was the second reported blast during three days of protests commemorating the month-long Arab Spring-inspired uprising which was bloodily suppressed by Saudi-backed troops three years ago.
Beijing : Three people were killed and many injured on Monday, police said, when a car ploughed into pedestrians and caught fire in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, the site of 1989 pro-democracy protests bloodily suppressed by the government.
Instead of a shootout, this film's climax is a bloodily cruel choreography of swordsmanship.
One result of the cleanliness was increased hatred for United States foreign policy by Middle East militants, a vehemence that has bloodily persisted until this day.
There was the Rose Revolution in Georgia in 2003, the Tulip Revolution in Kyrgyzstan in 2005, and, more recently, the Jasmine Revolution, which, after a month of protests in Tunisia that were bloodily repressed, eventually brought about the downfall of Ben Ali and inspired the revolt of the Arab world in its wake.
For 19 months, the Syrian people have been expressing their rejection of the regime of Bashar Al-Assad who has been bloodily repressing protests that were peaceful originally," Foreign Ministry spokesman Philippe Lalliot said in a briefing.
An influx of Iranian arms for the Syrian regime and weapons from Arab states for the rebels is creating conditions for a fight that could drag on longand bloodily into the future.
Syria's Muslim Brotherhood is part of the opposition to Assad, whose father, the late President Hafez Al Assad, bloodily crushed an armed uprising in the 1980s.