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synonyms for bloodthirsty

  • homicidal
  • ruthless
  • barbaric
  • cruel
  • inhuman
  • sanguinary
  • savage
  • slaughterous
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The mosquito population doesn’t shrink or grow less bloodthirsty, so this approach might not appeal to Floridians anyway.
THE U.S.’S FIRST OPEN-AIR GENETICALLY MODIFIED MOSQUITOES HAVE TAKEN FLIGHTSUSAN MILIUSMAY 14, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Human beings, it seems, are a peculiarly bloodthirsty species.
TIMELESS MEDITATIONS ON EARTH’S FRAGILITY, AND THE DAMAGE HUMANS DOBALAJI RAVICHANDRANMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We are never going to give up our love for democracy, nor its vitality, nor are we going to let this country be dominated by the insurrectionists who came to this place to do nothing but act in a bloodthirsty manner.
OCASIO-CORTEZ, OTHER DEMOCRATS RECOUNT ON HOUSE FLOOR WHAT THEY EXPERIENCED DURING CAPITOL SIEGEAMY B WANG, COLBY ITKOWITZFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Maximian, a Pannonian peasant, betrayed the savageness of his nature by his bloodthirsty cruelty.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
It was some little time before Clarence Tinling gave any opinion upon this bloodthirsty document.
THE TALKING HORSEF. ANSTEY
I always thought,” the latter said, “that pumas were such bloodthirsty animals.
THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADOFRANK AUBREY
Sheppy has a standing feud with a neighbour's dog that is amusing rather than bloodthirsty.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
In Scotland the hag of the south-west wind is similarly a bloodthirsty and fearsome demon.
MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
The vengeance which seeks to take life is a cruel bloodthirsty passion which no wrong can excuse, no suffering justify.
THE NEW TENANTE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Here were poor innocent working men, and here was this bloodthirsty swash-buckler inciting their own brothers to slay them.
THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
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WORDS RELATED TO BLOODTHIRSTY

  • barbaric
  • barbarous
  • bloodthirsty
  • brutal
  • feral
  • fierce
  • savage
  • untamed
  • violent
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