Thesaurus / carnage

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The grey light of dawn faintly illumined this scene of carnage, and its pale, cold gleams mingled with the ruddy glow of the fire.

Annals of a FortressE. Viollet-le-Duc

It might be a trap, but he had to avoid the carnage that might follow if this went on.

The Penal ClusterIvar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)

At its recapture the carnage was appalling; the streets were ankle-deep in blood.

An Australian in ChinaGeorge Ernest Morrison

Human endurance could not stand before this carnage, and the brave Missourians fled from the inferno.

The Civil War Through the CameraHenry W. (Henry William) Elson

Amid the plunder and carnage which followed, Archimedes was killed.

The carnage raged fearfully along the length of the causeway.

When they withdrew from the Orient they left the scenes of carnage behind and returned to loved ones and to peace.

Petilius fled with his broken cohorts—for, it is said, not even one foot-soldier escaped the carnage—to his entrenched camp.

Must I for more than carnage call you claimant, Paying you a penny for each son you slay?

The scene is again, once more, one of smoke and carnage, and yells of execration and blood.

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

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