bloodiness


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bloodiness

(1) The state of being bloody.
(2) Prone to causing bloodshed; savage.
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DBABIEH, Lebanon: As the Syrian uprising increases in length and bloodiness, the Lebanese-Syrian border has become a center of attention on both sides of the geographical divide.
Many of us have not experienced the utter failure of a state, the arbitrary cruelties and the clinical bloodiness that follow.
By that, I don't mean I am repulsed by its bloodiness - I'm hardly the squeamish type.
The bloodiness and destruction of war seem to have had little dampening effect on politicians through the ages (perhaps just the opposite); thus, we have no reason to think that we would encounter many more instances of physical action against opponents than we have up to the present.
"Gaddafi's "bloodiness" resulted from his superiority complex to the extent that he assumed that he can adapt with everything, live or dead in Libya.
However, Azevedo Coutinho's more detailed accounts are in the same periodical and, while he also regales his readers with anecdotes and gossipy remarks, he does not disguise the bloodiness of battles.
Regrets and apologies about the length and bloodiness of the war just will not do.
[a]nd out of that, there arises such a delectation, that he who has not tasted it is not fit to say what a delight it is." (104) Medieval apologists for war tried to minimize the brutality and bloodiness of war.
Even here, though, more striking than the morbid bloodiness is the simple shift in scale, so large that the threads of the torn denim are represented by the head of a mop.
Together, the intensely future-focused longing of the narrative's conclusion, its refusal to disguise the past's bloodiness even while it erases the past's ideological divisions, and the competing narratives of national familial and homoerotic affection make the nostalgia of "Drum-Taps" reflective; it troubles the relation of the present to both past and future.
of a poem, it follows from the bloodiness of this release that the poem