Examples of butcherly in a Sentence
Genghis Khan and his butcherly horde even massacred the livestock of the villages they overran.
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Synonymsatrocious, barbaric, barbarous, brutal, brute, cruel, fiendish, heartless, inhuman, inhumane, sadistic, savage, truculent, vicious, wanton
Antonymsbenign, benignant, compassionate, good-hearted, humane, kind, kindhearted, sympathetic, tenderhearted
Related Wordshard-hearted, ironhearted, merciless, pitiless, ruthless, stonyhearted, unfeeling; fell, ferocious, grim; bloodthirsty, cutthroat, murderous, sanguinary, sanguine; catty, despiteful, hateful, malevolent, malicious, malign, malignant, mean, nasty, spiteful, vindictive; draconian, draconic, hardhanded, harsh, heavy-handed, oppressive
Near Antonymstender, warm, warmhearted; charitable, clement, lenient, merciful, pitying; pacific, peaceable, peaceful
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