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adjective as in murderous

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He would, much later, require extended hospitalizations because of suicidal and homicidal thoughts.

He himself preferred blondes, a propensity he shared with many non-homicidal peers.

The other side sees men with badges and warrants as reckless, invasive, even homicidal.

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Banks allegedly “made statements that he is homicidal and suicidal” at the scene.

It would almost be less disturbing if he was showing some kind of sign he was a homicidal maniac.

And, in a gratuitous show of homicidal prowess, Moses kills two assassins he meets while wandering in the desert of Sinai.

The problem starts in that instant of electric mistrust when the cop reaches for his gun, or employs a homicidal chokehold.

The slasher film series Friday the 13th is well known for its homicidal tendencies.

Even with Smiggles, I am not close to certain that Lanza was indeed a kind of homicidal pedophile.

I regard Lucrezia Borgia as a homicidal maniac, and Torquemada as a religious maniac.

Delusions of persecution are not unusual, and this sometimes leads to homicidal tendencies.

If so, we must look out for squalls, for a strong man with homicidal and religious mania at once might be dangerous.

Isabel Joy stopped for a second, gave him a glance far more homicidal than his own, and resumed her discourse.

Given such a pretext, most crowds will display their homicidal tendencies quite openly.


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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to homicidal, such as: bloodthirsty, maniacal, violent, deadly, lethal, and slaughterous.

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