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verb as in cause blood to flow

verb as in grieve

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He didn’t sleep on the bus, even as Saturday night bled into Sunday morning.

“I’d be lying if I didn’t tell you my heart bleeds for the people involved in it,” Andy Reid said after the game.

These were 3-, 4-, 5-year-old kids bleeding to death, bleeding out of their ears, eyes, nose, skin and bowels, bleeding internally, vomiting blood.

A blanket of banana slices or pecans or nut butter between warm oatmeal and creamy-cold yogurt will protect the distinctly different soft foods from bleeding into one another as you sink your spoon through the many beautiful layers.

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The lack of ego in that relationship is hopefully bleeding into this and we can have a similar situation here.

This ever-so-slight heart-bleed for immigrant children branded him a party apostate, and he began to change course.

There was no reading of single lines whatsoever because the voices would bleed through on the other mics.

Those prognosticators had reason to believe the 10,000 lakes could bleed a little red into Washington.

For instance, when a couple is having trouble, the tension and hostility can bleed into BDSM scenes.

Will the freedom you mentioned writing the novel bleed into your work writing your next screenplay?

"Only cut deep enough to make it bleed freely," said the surgeon, as he dressed Harry's arm.

Undoubtedly the type who got sick to his stomach at the sight of blood even though it might be no more than a nose-bleed.

I must not wound myself—I would bleed slowly—they might discover me still alive.

Called in to bleed Mme. de Mortsauf, whose life was saved by this operation.

I suppose that something has been smashed up, so that it cannot bleed.


On this page you'll find 96 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bleed, such as: drain, ooze, trickle, weep, exude, and gush.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.