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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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In view of its considered bloodlessness, the brain was therefore unimportant in this process.
Dollimore now concurs exactly with this pitiless recognition of critical bloodlessness and bad faith, but his reading of Shakespeare and of life isn't exactly Nietzsche's.
Maybe the comparative bloodlessness of William III's coup, at least in England--as opposed to Ireland and Scotland--inspired the new government to spare the ex-Laureate its worst aggression.