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bloodthirsty

blood·thirst·y

bloodthirsty

 
pronunciation:
bluhd thuhr sti
part of speech: adjective
definition: eager to cause or interested in acts of bloodshed; cruel.
The bloodthirsty king sent his troops out to wage war.
similar words:
brutal, ferocious, fierce, ruthless, savage, vicious
derivations: bloodthirstily (adv.), bloodthirstiness (n.)