blood-lust

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blood-lust

[ˈblʌdlʌst] Nsed f de sangre
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The red stain upon my point roused to its full the old blood-lust of the fighting man that has ever been so strong within my breast, so that my blade flew through the air with a swiftness and deadly accuracy that threw the two remaining therns into wild despair.
He was a mighty beast, mightily muscled, and the urge that has made males fight since the dawn of life on earth filled him with the blood-lust and the thirst to slay; but not one whit less did it fill me with the same primal passions.
They fought on, through exhaustion and beyond, to exhaustion immeasurable and inconceivable, until the crowd of brutes, its blood-lust sated, terrified by what it saw, begged them impartially to cease.
And sadly, to the world's shame, Israel has not been held accountable for its wanton rampages of bigotry, fury and blood-lust targeting those men, women and children.
Fans of this style of sadistic suspense and blood-lust will figure it out early on.
Labour's Kerry McCarthy said: "Yet another Tory has shown his blood-lust for killing animals.
This is made up of vampires whose strength, viciousness, and uncontrollable blood-lust is at its greatest in the first months of supernatural life.
Denied their previous blood-lust for killing foxes by anti-hunting legislation, these dogs still have to be exercised and they can run forever up hill and down valley, pursuing scent in a giant, baying, panting, relentless pack.
I hate the countryside and everything to do with it, tax-avoiding farmers, blood-lust yokels and inbred simpletons, four-wheel-drive snobs, gun-totting toffs, meat-eating murderers and - finally - I deplore the rural set, who think themselves above anyone else and are wholly out of touch with modern society.
Other animals featured in Ms Potter's stories are doing rather well, but not Squirrel Nutkin: cat-lovers have taken to Tom Kitten despite his blood-lust (160 million wild birds killed each year), while Todd Fox is being allowed a free rein with new-born lambs and Tommy Brock is now safe from the gun, even if cattle aren't safe from him.
Inspired by the revolution in France she preached egalitarianism without the French blood-lust.