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blood

blood

 
 
pronunciation:
bluhd
phrases:
in cold blood, make one's blood boil, make one's blood run cold
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the red fluid containing oxygen and nutrients that circulates in the vascular system of vertebrates.
similar words:
gore, hemoglobin, lifeblood, plasma, serum
definition 2: the life principle.
the blood of the nation
similar words:
heart, lifeblood, soul, source, spirit
definition 3: vigor or energy.
She brings new blood into our organization.
synonyms:
energy, life, vigor, vitality
similar words:
sap, spirit
definition 4: murder or slaughter; bloodshed.
synonyms:
bloodletting, bloodshed, murder, slaughter
similar words:
blood feud, bloodbath, butchery, carnage
definition 5: disposition; temperament.
synonyms:
disposition, temper, temperament
similar words:
mood, nature, spirit
definition 6: racial or national ancestral stock.
of royal French blood
synonyms:
ancestry, birth, extraction, lineage, origin, stock
similar words:
bloodline, derivation, descent, heritage, pedigree
definition 7: common ancestral descent.
synonyms:
family, lineage, origin
similar words:
genealogy, kinship, relation
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phrase: in cold blood
phrase: make one's blood boil
phrase: make one's blood run cold
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