bloodily


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blood·y

 (blŭd′ē)
adj. blood·i·er, blood·i·est
1. Stained with blood.
2. Of, characteristic of, or containing blood.
3. Accompanied by or giving rise to bloodshed: a bloody fight.
4. Bloodthirsty.
5. Suggesting the color of blood; blood-red.
6. Chiefly British Slang Used as an intensive: "Everyone wants to have a convict in his bloody family tree" (Robert Hughes).
adv.
Chiefly British Slang Used as an intensive: bloody well right.
tr.v. blood·ied, blood·y·ing, blood·ies
1. To stain, spot, or color with or as if with blood.
2. To make bleed, as by injuring or wounding: The troops were bloodied in the skirmish.

blood′i·ly adv.
blood′i·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.bloodily - involving a great bloodshed
bloodlessly - without bloodshed; in a bloodless manner; without shedding blood; "the coup disposed of the dictator bloodlessly"
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Translations

bloodily

[ˈblʌdɪlɪ] ADV the rebellion was bloodily put downreprimieron la rebelión de forma sangrienta
a man was dying bloodily on the floorun hombre moría en el suelo en un baño de sangre or moría desangrado en el suelo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

bloodily

[ˈblʌdɪli] adv [suppress, kill] → d'une manière sanglante; [crush, defeat, repress] → dans le sang
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

bloodily

adv defeat, repress, killblutig
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
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She might very well think we should not put up such a business without some satisfaction, and the law would have cost her an infinite deal more than this poor little matter, which I wonder you would take." "You are always so bloodily wise," quoth the husband: "it would have cost her more, would it?
"Friends," said the naturalist, looking with a sorrowful eye from one to another of his bloodily disposed companions, "slay not Asinus; he is a specimen of his kind, of whom much good and little evil can be said.
"Though not a vaunting and bloodily disposed Goliath," returned David, drawing a sling from beneath his parti- colored and uncouth attire, "I have not forgotten the example of the Jewish boy.
If only for coming out there to fight Pacquiao toe-to-toe, the 30-year-old American-beaten for the first time, and bloodily at that-clearly deserves one.
A caption on one image reads "Views to die horribly for", whilst another reads "Sun, sea and savagery", referring to the show's reputation for bloodily killing off major characters.
The continuing danger in the region has been bloodily underlined by ongoing violence along the Line of Control.
He said: "Tragically, the gift of peace with which the world was presented 100 years ago has regularly and bloodily been squandered in many different places and in many subsequent years.
While Sir Ian is deservedly the star attraction, he is supported by an impressive cast, including a terrifyingly perverse Kirsty Bushell as scheming middle daughter Regan, whose delight in watching the Earl of Gloucester's eyes being bloodily plucked out is truly chilling.
One could say we made that point rather bloodily clear a few centuries ago.
If people unfollow or unfriend you on socialmedia, will they miss something or bloodily scratch themselves in withdrawal?
Though there are some bloodily effective action scenes, it never manages to gallop.
The Syrian regime has not changed any of its old policies on Lebanon, the Lebanese people and the region; quite the opposite, it is still bloodily carrying on the same path, supported by Tehran and Moscow.