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bloodthirsty adj : marked by eagerness to resort to violence and bloodshed; "bloody-minded tyrants"; "bloodthirsty yells"; "went after the collaborators with a sanguinary fury that drenched the land with blood"-G.W.Johnson [syn: bloody-minded, sanguinary] [also: bloodthirstiest, bloodthirstier]

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  1. Eager to resort to violence.
  2. Characterized by massive bloodshed.


eager to resort to violence
characterized by massive bloodshed

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