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adjective as in bloodstained

adjective as in bloody

adjective as in gory

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She could never marry him, after he had imbrued his hands in the blood of the woman he now called his wife.

He was a bold, turbulent spirit; and, from motives of revenge, he imbrued his hands in the blood of all the whites he could meet.

It is doubtful whether Zimisces imbrued his hands in the blood of his sovereign; but he enjoyed the inhuman spectacle of revenge.

It may be doubtful whether the soldiers imbrued their hands in the blood of this innocent prince.

It had stripped its mistress clean of all feeble accomplishments; her hands were imbrued neither with ink nor with water-color.


On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to imbrued, such as: blood-soaked, bleeding, ensanguined, gory, and grisly.

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