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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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BEIRUT: Speaker Nabih Berri warned Sunday of what he termed "a continuing scheme aimed at dismembering and partitioning several Arab states and plunging them into bloodshed and civil wars."
This year there was little sign of any violence beyond Kisumu, which strongly backs Odinga, reflecting a desire by Kenyans to avoid a repeat of the bloodshed that badly damaged their economy, east Africa's biggest, five years ago.
The group intends to utilise software called Thunderclap to store tweets from participants and release them simultaneously with other tweets calling for an end to bloodshed in Syria across time zones in an effort to spread awareness about the cause.
He valued efforts of His Majesty King Abdullah to realize a political solution that ends the bloodshed and achieves the legitimate aspirations of Syrian people.
Saudi Arabia has called on Arab countries experiencing disturbances to stop bloodshed and carry out serious reforms, the pan-Arab daily AL HAYAT reported on Tuesday.
"We have accepted this initiative in order to avoid bloodshed and return the Yemeni political and economic situation to normal", he added.
Summary: ABU DHABI - The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs is closely monitoring the latest developments in Libya and reiterated its rejection and condemnation of bloodshed and attacks against civilians.
Summary: A hostage drama at a petrol station in Germany has ended without bloodshed when police Tasered the suspect.
Years afterward, he knows and recounts that he was literally a monster and a war criminal, driven virtually insane by his father and his childhood to the extent that dedicating his life to bloodshed and destruction in the American Army pleased him.
In an effort to avoid bloodshed, at least one church re-scheduled midnight Mass for an earlier hour.
Fortunately McFly manages to best his tormentor without bloodshed (though a lot of manure is usually spilled on poor Biff).
VATICAN CITY: The Vatican invited Buddhists May 9 to join Christians in prayer for peace at a time of "bloodshed, violence, confrontation and crisis" in the world.
There must be no bloodshed. The fox could then be taken and killed humanely.