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blood·less

(blŭd'les),
Without blood.

bloodless

1 any organ or body part that lacks blood or appears to lack blood.
2 a surgical field in which the normal local blood supply has been shunted to other areas.

bloodless

(blŏd′lĕs)
1. Without blood.
2. Without the loss of blood, e.g., bloodless surgery.
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While all present hold the assistant's arm, he kills the fowl bloodlessly by compressing its chest against the ground.
Hershfield's thoughtful approach allows readers to remember and ponder ways image makers developed a form of communication which sought voicelessly to speak, bloodlessly to enact, and while itself immobile, to nonetheless travel into Mexico's large, universe of women.
There was a moment of excitement when the volatile tenant above me, Francis Bacon's erstwhile boyfriend George Dyer, was lugged down our staircase after one of his frequent attempts to look as bloodlessly flayed as his portraits by Francis; I went through a curious, and never-to-be-repeated, chiaroscuro period, deciding to redo the studio in ultracontemporary style, all black and steel and mirrors.
For Christ could not rightly have granted any other victory for the benefit of His own soldier (pro milite suo) than one in which the enemy were beaten bloodlessly and no man had to die.
Ending those imports would bloodlessly squeeze the Iranian economy, embarrassing the government and strengthening government protests.
When the Japanese suddenly surrendered and a power vacuum opened up in the cities, it was local groups that seized power spontaneously and bloodlessly.
Ryan should have made a clearer decision to either write a comic culinary mystery where the murder happens somewhat bloodlessly or off-stage &224; la Janet Evanovich or Joan Hess or else an all-out dark humor murder mystery.
Although Serbs managed to depose Milosevic bloodlessly in October 2000, they have yet to come to terms with the damage wrought on Serbia during his years in power.
It's a thoroughly different, happier, and brighter world in Mary Roach's Bonk, an exuberant book that jargon-mongers would characterize, bloodlessly, as "pro-sex.
In the following lunette, the beheaded Argus lies gracefully and bloodlessly at Juno's feet as she reaches up to place his eyes into the tail of her peacock (fig.
The final act does finally tap into a haunting romantic melancholy, but for the most this story of heat and passion is just bloodlessly dull.
Following Prime Minister Sharif's attempt to fire him, Musharraf seized power, bloodlessly, and promised to bring democracy to Pakistan.