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.
WITH THEIR BLOODLUST AND IMMORTALITY, vampires mirror adolescent struggles with sexuality and teenagers' reckless denial of their mortality.
Gothic terrors; incarceration, duplication, and bloodlust in Spanish narrative.
The result is Restrepo, a harrowing documentary that tracks the deployment of a scrappy 15-man platoon from the 173rd Airborne through its life cycle, from naive bloodlust to fatigue and disillusionment.
Are there any of those "happily ever after" endings where all we see in this world is bloodlust and wars?
She did not shy away from the bloodlust that makes war possible -- one soldier recounted, "I love getting shot at, and I love shooting back," while another, who lost two friends in an ambush, admitted, "I want revenge"-- but she also made it clear that all aspects of war depend on dehumanization and victimization.
Because, thick as it is with nerves and visceral, throbbing-crotch bloodlust, Vampyr's real triumph is in its design.
The Wachusett video shows one teenager knocked to the ground, kicked, pummeled and hit with a metal pipe by several attackers who seem to be caught up in mob bloodlust.
And is armed with a knife and a homicidal bloodlust. Aren't they always?
After killing the white mute swan the dog turned its bloodlust towards a goose, which miraculously survived and was today being cared for by vets.