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in cold blood

Definition of in cold blood

  1. :  in a deliberate way :  following a plan <They were killed in cold blood by terrorists.>



Word by Word Definitions

coldplay
  1. :  having or being a temperature that is uncomfortably low for humans

    :  having a relatively low temperature or one lower than normal or expected

    : :  not heated: as

  1. :  bodily sensation produced by loss or lack of heat

    :  a condition of low temperature

    :  cold weather

  1. :  with utter finality :  absolutely, completely

    :  abruptly

    :  without introduction or advance notice

bloodplay
  1. :  the fluid that circulates in the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins of a vertebrate animal carrying nourishment and oxygen to and bringing away waste products from all parts of the body

    :  a comparable fluid of an invertebrate

    :  a fluid resembling blood

  1. :  to stain or wet with blood

    :  bleed

    :  to expose (a hunting dog) to sight, scent, or taste of the blood of its prey


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