Bloodshed

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Slaughter; the act of shedding human blood or taking life, as in war or murder
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No one should expect us to remain silent as long as Israel does not wash out the blood shed in the Mediterranean."
I think every American life lost, and every drop of American blood shed in these two wars is utterly wasted.
Needless to say, there was plenty of blood shed on the streets of Scotland on Sunday night too.
"May the blood shed by thousands of innocent people during long decades of armed conflict" sustain efforts to find a definitive peace, Francis said.
I go to see our Lord take bread in his hands and say, "This is my body given up for you, take and eat," and then with a cup of wine in his hands say, "This is my blood shed for you, take and drink."
The name of the piece comes from Marine jargon that references the red band on dress uniform trousers worn by officers and NCO's symbolizing blood shed by marines in war.
They issued a statement at the end of the meeting in which they said they discussed the latest developments in the region and emphasised the need to rally efforts to stop blood shed and to combat extremist and terrorist movements to boost regional security and stability.
Together they plot murder and as their families intervene, the blood shed begins.
Stranded in the hamlet, animosity between Doiaru and the Americans spills over into blood shed.
Majali stressed Jordan's supportive stand for a political solution to the Syrian crisis that will stop blood shed and reserve the unity of Syrian people.
Conflict diamonds, also called blood diamonds because of the blood shed to get them, are not sold with tags identifying them as such.