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bloody

blood·y

bloody

 
 
pronunciation:
bluh di
parts of speech:
adjective, transitive verb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: bloodier, bloodiest
definition 1: covered with or exuding blood.
similar words:
gory
definition 2: murderous.
a bloody slaughter
similar words:
gory, sanguinary
definition 3: disposed to do violence.
a bloody imagination
similar words:
bloodthirsty
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bloodied, bloodies, bloodying
definition: to cover or smear with blood.
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derivations: bloodily (adv.), bloodiness (n.)
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