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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Marked by eagerness to resort to violence.

Usage examples (33)
  • So now this bloodthirsty guttersnipe must launch his mechanized armies upon new fields of slaughter, pillage and devastation
  • When in bloodthirsty history did beauty ever save anyone from anything?
  • That we are not set free from love of living is shown by what Matthew Arnold called a bloodthirsty clinging to life at a moment of crisis.
  • (The word also means "bloodthirsty," but I assume this is not what West meant.) for more
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