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  • verbcause blood to flow
  • verbextort
  • verbgrieve

synonyms for bled

  • drain
  • ooze
  • trickle
  • weep
  • exude
  • gush
  • hemorrhage
  • leech
  • phlebotomize
  • run
  • seep
  • shed
  • spurt
  • open vein
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How to use bled in a sentence

How the poor creature smiled upon her guests as they arrived, whilst her wounded heart bled on!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
When Lawrence came in sight of the once fine plantation of Judge Lindsly his heart bled.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
I was placed in bed, a physician called in, and after being bled, I found myself sensibly relieved.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
The cow should be bled, and take a large dose of physic; then wash the udder as in caked bag.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
Small boughs and bunches of leaves rained from surrounding trees, while each trunk bled from a thousand wounds.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
But the fellow-traveler made himself invisible; and as he flew behind the princess, he thrashed her with his rod till she bled.
RUDY AND BABETTEHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
Low cunning often held its own; hundreds of lazy leeches settled on labor's bare arm and bled it.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
So he stooped and put the gyve in his bosom; and the rough iron galled him as he went, and his bosom bled.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
His face was crimson, his hands bled, and his chest heaved as he fought for breath, but he felt ridiculously satisfied.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
She understood it all, and her own heart bled for her friend.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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