bloodlessly


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blood·less

 (blŭd′lĭs)
adj.
1. Deficient in or lacking blood.
2. Pale and anemic in color: smiled with bloodless lips.
3. Achieved without bloodshed: a bloodless coup.
4. Lacking vivacity or spirit: a long, bloodless speech.
5. Devoid of human emotion or feeling: charts of bloodless economic indicators.

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

bloodlessly

[ˈblʌdlɪslɪ] ADVsin derramamiento de sangre
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

bloodlessly

[ˈblʌdləsli] adv [win] → sans effusion de sang
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

bloodlessly

advunblutig
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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Nay, he will be here soon; may heaven send you home quietly first that you may not meet with him in the day of his coming, for once he is here the suitors and he will not part bloodlessly."
To some extent, China is bloodlessly achieving the same today through largesse and money.
Russia adjusted its information confrontation strategy six years later against Ukraine, quickly and bloodlessly reclaiming Crimea and keeping potentially intervening countries at bay.
"It's clearly a transition that has happened smoothly and bloodlessly ...
In Janu- ary, troops from the Economic Community of West African States played a crucial role in bloodlessly dislodging Gambia's Yahya Jammeh following his refusal to step down after a comprehensive election defeat.
The revolutionary French declaration of the Rights of Man found its measured British equivalent, so this account goes, in the Reform Bill of 1832, which bloodlessly extended the right of suffrage to appropriately propertied citizens.
To put it much too bloodlessly, we have run a bunch of natural experiments on market reaction to changes in perceived security risk.
Epistemic and corporeal acts of extermination, forcible removal, assimilation, renaming, and forgetting that characterized a not-too-distant American colonial past dampen the prospects of bloodlessly remaking the world once again at Blithedale.
In January, troops from the Economic Community of West African States played a crucial role in bloodlessly dislodging Gambia's Yahya Jammeh following his refusal to step down after a comprehensive election defeat.
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The many animals we see are similarly anonymous--never beloved, named pets, but rather a flock of birds flying in random formation over a rippling sea, a row of freshly slaughtered pigs hanging bloodlessly in an abattoir, or a heap of factory-farmed fish being processed on a conveyor belt.