bloodthirsty bloodthirsty  /b ˈləd ˌθɜr sti/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) marked by eagerness to resort to violence and bloodshed

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It leads Thomas to an inquiry into his own injuries and humiliations at the hands of a sometimes literally bloodthirsty white society.
  2. A mob, ostensibly made up of Jesus' fellow Jews, responds with a bloodthirsty roar.
  3. Obote was soon joined by 20,000 refugees who had fled the Ugandan tyrant's bloodthirsty attempts to wipe out all opposition.

News

  1. Snapshots of the Cannons' new graphic novels

    The follow-up to his 2009 graphic novel “Far Arden,” this installment promises “an intoxicating tale of swashbuckling adventure, abandoned moon bases, bloodthirsty walruses, rogue astronauts, two-faced femme fatales, sailboat chases, Siberian pirates, international Arctic politics and a gaggle of horny orphans.”
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Watch: Ryan Gosling Proves to Be a 'Very Dangerous Boy' in Heart-thumping New 'Only God Forgives' Trailer

    The latest trailer for "Only God Forgives," written and directed by Nicholas Winding Refn ("Drive"), offers us a closer look at Julian (Ryan Gosling), the son of a criminal family who seeks revenge for the murder of his brother. His formidable, bloodthirsty mother (Kristin Scott Thomas) demands that the neglected Julian avenge her favorite son by bringing her the killer's head on a silver ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: indieWIRE

Quotes

  1. "This is a war between the people of Kenya and a very small bloodthirsty clique clinging to power," Odinga told about 800 supporters in a sports ground.
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: Raila Odinga Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon denounced the shooting as "a despicable act by a bloodthirsty terrorist."
    on Aug 4, 2005 By: Ariel Sharon Source: Al-Bawaba

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