Examples of bloodthirsty in a Sentence
the Goths were a wild and bloodthirsty people
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Selected for the festival's Un Certain Regard section, Murder Me, Monster keeps viewers on their toes with its idiosyncratic blend of bloodthirsty gore, fatalistic brooding and dark humor.
That the couple's bloodthirsty behavior can be traced back to a particular trauma?
The libretto from the premiere has Orpheus being torn to pieces by maenads, the female devotees of Bacchus whose bloodthirsty rampages figure in both the mythology and evidently the historical truth of ancient Greece.
The quick-change comic hopscotched through a half-dozen supporting roles, constantly contorting her tall frame to evoke villainous McDoon or that bloodthirsty ox.
One of the enduring images of the Iraq invasion was the toppling of a large Saddam Hussein statue in Firdos Square on April 9, 2003, that came to symbolize the fall of the mad tyrant’s bloodthirsty regime.
There’s the bloodthirsty crowd clamoring for crucifixion and willing to pardon Barabbas, a murderer, rather than set Jesus free.
When the novel opens, Mike and Parlow, along with Chicago’s bloodthirsty readers, are fixated on a pair of assassinations involving the owners of the Chez Montmartre, along with a mistress and her maid.
So even though the Armando Iannucci political satire was just days from its Russian premiere, the opening of a comedy about bloodthirsty apparatchiks still felt like a long shot.
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BLOODTHIRSTY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bloodthirsty for English Language Learners
: eager to hurt or kill : enjoying the sight of violence or bloodshed
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