ensanguine

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en·san·guine

 (ĕn-săng′gwĭn)
tr.v. en·san·guined, en·san·guin·ing, en·san·guines
To cover or stain with or as if with blood.

ensanguine

(ɪnˈsæŋɡwɪn)
vb
(tr) literary to cover or stain with or as with blood

en•san•guine

(ɛnˈsæŋ gwɪn)

v.t. -guined, -guin•ing.
to stain or cover with or as if with blood.
[1660–70]

ensanguine


Past participle: ensanguined
Gerund: ensanguining

Imperative
ensanguine
ensanguine
Present
I ensanguine
you ensanguine
he/she/it ensanguines
we ensanguine
you ensanguine
they ensanguine
Preterite
I ensanguined
you ensanguined
he/she/it ensanguined
we ensanguined
you ensanguined
they ensanguined
Present Continuous
I am ensanguining
you are ensanguining
he/she/it is ensanguining
we are ensanguining
you are ensanguining
they are ensanguining
Present Perfect
I have ensanguined
you have ensanguined
he/she/it has ensanguined
we have ensanguined
you have ensanguined
they have ensanguined
Past Continuous
I was ensanguining
you were ensanguining
he/she/it was ensanguining
we were ensanguining
you were ensanguining
they were ensanguining
Past Perfect
I had ensanguined
you had ensanguined
he/she/it had ensanguined
we had ensanguined
you had ensanguined
they had ensanguined
Future
I will ensanguine
you will ensanguine
he/she/it will ensanguine
we will ensanguine
you will ensanguine
they will ensanguine
Future Perfect
I will have ensanguined
you will have ensanguined
he/she/it will have ensanguined
we will have ensanguined
you will have ensanguined
they will have ensanguined
Future Continuous
I will be ensanguining
you will be ensanguining
he/she/it will be ensanguining
we will be ensanguining
you will be ensanguining
they will be ensanguining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ensanguining
you have been ensanguining
he/she/it has been ensanguining
we have been ensanguining
you have been ensanguining
they have been ensanguining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ensanguining
you will have been ensanguining
he/she/it will have been ensanguining
we will have been ensanguining
you will have been ensanguining
they will have been ensanguining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ensanguining
you had been ensanguining
he/she/it had been ensanguining
we had been ensanguining
you had been ensanguining
they had been ensanguining
Conditional
I would ensanguine
you would ensanguine
he/she/it would ensanguine
we would ensanguine
you would ensanguine
they would ensanguine
Past Conditional
I would have ensanguined
you would have ensanguined
he/she/it would have ensanguined
we would have ensanguined
you would have ensanguined
they would have ensanguined
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ensanguine

verb
To cover with blood:
References in classic literature ?
I believed him capable of uprooting from his heart, though it might be with agony, so that he was left battered and ensanguined, anything that came between himself and that uncomprehended craving that urged him constantly to he knew not what.
After exhausting all the resources of fraud and falsehood, during years upon years; after exhibiting a combination of dastardly meanness with ensanguined daring, such as the world has not often witnessed; you have now the hypocrisy to bend the knee before the most degraded of mankind, and to sue and whine and howl for mercy
He fought at Chippewa--bled at the side of the gallant Lawrence-and nearly laid down his life on the ensanguined plains of Marengo.
For the rest of the day he was dumb, but achieved an ensanguined filthiness through the cleaning of big fish.
Like the painter who turns to collage for a more immediate replica of life, and in desperation glues or rivets on his canvas sand, iron, fur, flowers, bits of string, or fragments of newsprint proclaiming the world's catastrophes of its trivialities, Kazantzakis longed to glue on the blank pages of his despair sections from his own flesh, bits of his skin and bone, splinters from his fingernails, all ensanguined and smeared with his life's blood.
As Hawthorne writes: "Yet, how can we imagine that a stain of ensanguined crime should attach to Miriam