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  • s  accompanied by bloodshed
    this bitter and sanguinary war
  • s  marked by eagerness to resort to violence and bloodshed
    went after the collaborators with a sanguinary fury that drenched the land with blood"-G.W.Johnson

  • The results, after only 60 sanguinary seconds: four members of the Breed either stabbed to death or dying, including one of two Breed castrated; one Angel, Jeffrey Coffey, 22, of .
  • When the body of one of his characters turns on its owner, it does so with a sanguinary vengeance.
  • Toward the more sanguinary aspects of the War, Wally maintained an attitude of good-humored fatalism.
News & Articles

  • Jerry Jones says Miles Austin is ready to return
    Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul predicts that blood will be spilled when his team meets the Cowboys in Week 12 and it looks like Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin will be available to take part in the sanguinary proceedings. During an appearance on 105.3 The Fan, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said, via Calvin Watkins of…
    Nov. 19, 2013 - NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Quotes

  • Alexander Hamilton in Seattle Times
    Without clemency, Alexander Hamilton wrote, "justice would wear a countenance too sanguinary and cruel."
  • Ulysses S Grant in ILW.com
    11 In his memoirs, Ulysses S. Grant wrote: "The Southern rebellion was largely the outgrowth of the Mexican War. Nations, like individuals, are punished for their transgressions. We got our punishment in the most sanguinary and expensive war of...
  • Wole Soyinka in Daily Beast (blog)
    Mr. Soyinka, here, began to brood: "A virus has attacked the world of sense and sensibility, and it has spread to Nigeria, where it has taken on a sanguinary dimension. Roaming hordes of killers are entering homes and dragging out people of other...

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