bloodlust


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bloodlust

n
a desire to cause bloodshed
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Noun1.bloodlust - a desire for bloodshed
desire - the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
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Rage and bloodlust such as his could be satisfied only by the feel of hot flesh between rending fangs, by the gush of new life blood against his bare skin, for, though he did not realize it, Korak, The Killer, was fighting for something more compelling than hate or revenge-- he was a great male fighting another male for a she of his own kind.
As they came close above the stricken ship, they could see that it would be but a question of minutes before the green horde would swarm across the armoured bulwarks to glut the ferocity of their bloodlust upon the defenders.
The first sight that met his eyes set the red haze of hate and bloodlust across his vision, for there, crucified against the wall of the living-room, was Wasimbu, giant son of the faithful Muviro and for over a year the personal bodyguard of Lady Jane.
It is a chilling reminder of hyper-polarised bloodlust in today's politics.
In view of the arrogance and bloodlust and escalating, though futile, military operations of the Duterte regime at this time, it is safe to estimate that the NPA will do its best to defend itself and do counteroffensives,' said Sison, who is based in the Netherlands.
Cutting short the life of an innocent British-Australian boy symbolises the barbarity of hate-filled, savage extremists warping Islam to justify their own perverted bloodlust.
For any mature adult to consider this barbaric activity as 'sport' is covering their need for bloodlust under a blanket of insistence that it is necessary pest control, which it is not.
He is running the country to the ground just to keep his personal bloodlust going, and he is taking every Filipino to the doghouse of global pariahs with him.
Let's Try Warlord's Bloodlust Again- Warlord's Bloodlust no longer has life steal, which is being replaced by a much more complicated and convoluted mechanic.
But with her lands falling into chaos under a rising tide of vampiric bloodlust, a mysterious and ancient order of angels known as the Luminata calls the entire Cadre together to discuss the fate of her territory.
The bloodlust is tempered with some sweet yet dysfunctional romance in a script co-written by lead actors Steve Oram and Alice Lowe.
After five years of conflict, you might think that the Syrian regime has had its fill of barbarity - that its sick bloodlust against its own people has finally run its course.