cold-blooded


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Synonyms for cold-blooded

Synonyms for cold-blooded

Synonyms for cold-blooded

without compunction or human feeling

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having cold blood (in animals whose body temperature is not internally regulated)

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This cold-blooded incident is the second in less than one week.
For years, paleontologists assumed that dinosaurs most resembled modern reptiles and other cold-blooded creatures, or ectotherms: slow-growing, low-energy sluggards that bask in sunlight for heat and don't need much food.
Perhaps we should not be surprised because the IRA was a cold-blooded outfit ready to spill the blood of innocents.
Professor Roger Seymour of the University of Adelaide's School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, argues that cold-blooded dinosaurs would not have had the required muscular power to prey on other animals and dominate over mammals as they did throughout the Mesozoic period.
The force's Chief Constable Sir Peter Fahy said: "It would appear Cregan has deliberately done this in an act of cold-blooded murder.
If the terrorists showed themselves to be cold-blooded liquidators, the authorities should execute justice in cold blood too.
ANDRE VILLAS-BOAS is calling for a cold-blooded Chelsea performance against QPR today, writes Tom Hopkinson.
Each of these identities applies to Carole Alden, the subject of Barbara Oakley's book Cold-Blooded Kindness.
COLD-BLOODED KINDNESS: NEUROQUIRKS OF A CODEPENDENT KILLER, OR JUST GIVE ME A SHOT AT LOVING YOU, DEAR, AND OTHER REFLECTIONS ON HELPING THAT HURTS is a recommendation for general-interest collections and offers the true story of an eccentric mother of five who wanted to help society's outcasts.
Instead, he administered a cold-blooded second - and killing - shot to the head.
The people who carried out this attack are nothing more than cold-blooded killers who are hell-bent on trying to drag this country back to the dark days of the troubles.
TWO "fantasists" who carried out the "pre-meditated, cold-blooded and merciless" murder of a 45-year-old man were each jailed for a minimum of 30 years yesterday.
He provides many specific examples illustrating the range of conditions to which these cold-blooded beasts have adapted.
1 : any of a group of cold-blooded vertebrate animals (as frogs and toads) that have gills and live in water as larvae but breathe air as adults
He died in a violent and untimely manner in a cold-blooded execution where the perpetrators had time to plan ahead and consider in some detail the subsequent police investigation.