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.
Regrets and apologies about the length and bloodiness of the war just will not do.
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
Far from being repulsed, they saw in the bloodiness of The Passion echoes of their own piety.
general, these games reflected the bloodiness and hedonism of the era.
Wrath's weapon is a "bloody club," with which he smashes the world of the living at sundown, its bloodiness probably referring to the red of the sunset, while Sraosa's is a "daring club," with which he in turn deals Wrath a "bloody wound," allowing the sun to rise.
group whose covenants forbade spite, bloodiness, and cruelty" (39),
In anticipation of all these freighted machinations, it would be good to contemplate the realities of the situation as we can still grasp them before the bloodiness of the coming flay: Hillary Clinton is smart and scrappy--even hard-edged, which scares a lot of people, but she's had to be.
By the end of the novel, Honor has gone from Catholic to Protestant to atheist, and while she helps several Protestants escape persecution in England, she otherwise accelerates Tudor bloodiness instead of staunching it.