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blood·bath

also blood bath  (blŭd′băth′, -bäth′)
n.
Savage, indiscriminate killing; a massacre.
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bloodbath

(ˈblʌdˌbɑːθ)
n
indiscriminate slaughter; a massacre
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blood•bath

(ˈblʌdˌbæθ, -ˌbɑθ)

n., pl. -baths (-ˌbæðz, -ˌbɑðz, -ˌbæθs, -ˌbɑθs)
a ruthless slaughter; massacre.
[1865–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bloodbath - indiscriminate slaughterbloodbath - indiscriminate slaughter; "a bloodbath took place when the leaders of the plot surrendered"; "ten days after the bloodletting Hitler gave the action its name"; "the valley is no stranger to bloodshed and murder"; "a huge prison battue was ordered"
carnage, mass murder, massacre, slaughter, butchery - the savage and excessive killing of many people
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bloodbath

also blood bath
noun
The savage killing of many victims:
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bloodbath

[ˈblʌdbɑːθ] N (bloodbaths (pl)) [ˈblʌdbɑːðz]carnicería f, baño m de sangre
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Muslim rights advocates also scored the proposed extension of martial law and expressed fear it will only lead to more 'bloodbaths.'
Probably, they need to go through bloodbaths to attain their goal.
"Thankfully, so far the predictions of bloodbaths elsewhere have not been realised.