bloodlust bloodlust

Definition(s):

  • (n) a desire for bloodshed

Usage(s):

  1. But the main business of the day is bloodlust, with an emphasis on the lust.
  2. The bloodlust is no longer limited to extremists on both sides.
  3. Even for child soldiers, bloodlust runs deep.

News

  • Get Ready for Invading Asian Tiger Mosquitoes

    There’s an invading pest striking many American towns, and it’s about as menacing as it sounds: the Asian tiger mosquito, according to Discovery News. The site reports the mosquito was first brought to Texas in a shipment of tires. The bug is worrisome for several reasons: Unlike other mosquitoes, the aggressive Asian tiger bites all day long, from morning until night. It has a real bloodlust ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: The Oklahoman

Quotes

  1. "To me, the overriding issue before the American people is the defense of our population from the bloodlust of Islamic terrorists," Robertson said in his statement.
    on Nov 7, 2007 By: Pat Robertson Source: Washington Post

  2. Mr Odinga said: "The government and the police have turned this country into killing fields of the innocent, executing at will in an unprecedented bloodlust that began long before elections took place."
    on Jan 17, 2008 By: Raila Odinga Source: BBC News

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