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Definition 1: marked by eagerness to resort to violence and bloodshed - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sanguinary or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bloody-minded tyrants
  • bloodthirsty yells
  • went after the collaborators with a sanguinary fury that drenched the land with blood

Synonyms for sanguinary in the sense of this definition

(sanguinary is similar to ...) having or covered with or accompanied by blood

"a bloody nose" "your scarf is all bloody" "the effects will be violent and probably bloody" "a bloody fight"

Definition 2: accompanied by bloodshed - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sanguinary or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • this bitter and sanguinary war

Synonyms for sanguinary in the sense of this definition

(sanguinary is similar to ...) having or covered with or accompanied by blood

"a bloody nose" "your scarf is all bloody" "the effects will be violent and probably bloody" "a bloody fight"

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