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  • s  destitute of blood or apparently so
    the bloodless carcass of my Hector sold"- John Dryden
  • a  free from blood or bloodshed
    bloodless surgery
    a bloodless coup
  • s  without vigor or zest or energy
    an insipid and bloodless young man
  • s  devoid of human emotion or feeling
    charts of bloodless economic indicators
  • s  anemic looking from illness or emotion
    tried to speak with bloodless lips

  • Erythropoietin is usually the drug of choice for bloodless medicine because of its stimulative effect on red-blood-cell production.
  • After deposing Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra in a bloodless army coup last September, Thailand's ruling junta promised to restore democracy by the end of this year.
  • Last week Dahomey suffered its fifth coup in six years, but this time the takeover was not bloodless.
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  • Denny Chin in NPR
    With the verdict, Chin said he was sending a message "that Mr. Madoff's crimes were extraordinarily evil, and that this kind of manipulation of the system is not just a bloodless crime that takes place on paper, but one instead that takes a...
  • Don McKinnon in Forbes
    Just because this was a bloodless coup, it doesn't always remain that way,McKinnon said.
  • Ken Burns in Washington Post
    Burns said he worked hard to avoid presenting the war in a way "that removes you from experiencing it as real events, as though the Second World War, which is so wrapped in bloodless, gallant myth, is the good war. It's not the good war. It's the...

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