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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BLOODLESS

The Welsh people, by bloodless victory, have won the respect of all mankind.

Pale and bloodless was her cheek, and cold were those beauteous limbs.

The Chief was still sitting there with that bloodless look when we marched in.

Perhaps you picture me as bloodless and pulled down on this diet!

Then her cheeks turned pale and her lips became white and bloodless.

It's Emil bein' thin an' weakly an' bloodless, I reckon, that attracts him.

She was trembling; her face was bloodless in the cold 107 anger that shook her.

She saw the bloodless, horror-stricken face of the prisoner.

Their bloodless, pinched, yellow faces were like the faces of bilious invalids.

The vaunted Council was "a fleshless and bloodless skeleton."

WORD ORIGIN

Old English blodleas; see blood (n.) + -less. The figurative sense in Middle English was "powerless." Related: Bloodlessly.

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