bloodlust


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bloodlust

n
a desire to cause bloodshed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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.
SIR - I cannot believe the bloodlust of some members of the Labour Party.
Pups considered not up to the chase, or older dogs deemed no longer useful, are animal victims too of a cruel industry which thrives on bloodlust and sickens most people living in rural areas as well as towns and cities.
Death counts: The Iranian media last week highlighted a new UN report that says Israel killed more Palestinians last year than in any year since the 1967 war That number was 1,500, which was touted as an indicator of Israeli bloodlust.
e group's murderous attack on visitors to the Bardo Museum in Tunis is yet another example of its inhumanity and bloodlust.
Thane turns his bloodlust against his former captors without mercy.
Bloodlust, shot at Featherstone Castle in Haltwhistle, is the debut feature film of North Tyneside director Richard Johnstone, and was snapped up by a Canadian sales company and UK distributor, who planned to issue it on February 9.
Bloodlust sees North Tyneside director Richard Johnstone make his feature film debut with a labour of love he has been working on for years, during which he married, celebrated the birth of two children and moved house three times.
In Pakistan and globally, terrorism is more than just bloodlust and butchery -- it is a system overhaul religious form of order instead of a secular one, fuelled by an ideology of violence disguised as religion.
We have come a little way since the Roman Games of 2000 years ago: the EU and Spanish government should put an end to these witless orgies of bloodlust as soon as possible.