HyperDic: bloodshed

English > 2 senses of the word bloodshed:
NOUNactbloodshed, gorethe shedding of blood resulting in murder
actbloodshed, bloodbath, bloodletting, battueindiscriminate slaughter
bloodshed > pronunciation
Soundsblah'dsheh.d
Rhymesabed ... zed: 93 rhymes with ehd...
English > bloodshed: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe shedding of blood resulting in murder.
Example"he avenged the bloodshed of his kinsmen"
Synonymgore
Broadermurder, slaying, executionunlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
Spanishderramamiento de sangre, masacre, sangre
Catalanmassacre, sang, vessament de sang
English > bloodshed: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningindiscriminate slaughter.
Example "the valley is no stranger to bloodshed and murder"
Synonymsbloodbath, bloodletting, battue
Broaderslaughter, massacre, mass murder, carnage, butcheryThe savage and excessive killing of many people
Spanishbaño de sangre, carnicería, derramamiento de sangre, masacre, matanza
Catalanmassacre

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