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Synonyms for butcherly

poorly done

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accompanied by bloodshed

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This was infact followed by mass killing of the defenders as some of them were butcherly put to sword while others were taken prisoner and the city razed to ground.
Hotman provides a detailed, supposedly eyewitness account of the massacre, which he sums up as "This butcherly slaughter of Paris" (271).
Twenty years later he was described as 'graceless' and a 'butcherly soaker' and his deportment had to be 'much improved' by a society ballet master.
For over the years Defoe scholars, in books and articles, have drawn no end of conclusions about Defoe from these supposed writings of his, both the Applebee's Journal ones and the criminal 'lives', and it feels quite butcherly to suggest that they may have been deluded.