Examples of homicidal in a Sentence
court-appointed psychiatrists have described the accused as a homicidal maniac who should be put away for life
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This one takes on the cabin-in-the-woods genre, following two good ol’ boys (Tyler Labine and Alan Tudyk) who are mistaken for homicidal maniacs by a group of scared-stiff college students.
On the other side is a near photonegative of the same impulse: Every Muslim homicidal maniac is unhinged, and his rage is unrelated to his religion, whatever his own protests to the contrary.
Like our hero’s eventual recovery, the year’s saviors have arrived—led by a homicidal clown and Luke Skywalker.
Like our hero's eventual recovery, the year's saviors have arrived-led by a homicidal clown and Luke Skywalker.
The perpetrators of that crime, Tamora's vile skinhead sons, are played by Kyle Woods and Nathaniel Twarog as a homicidal Heckle and Jeckle.
Four years before Adam Lanza massacred more than two dozen people in Newtown, Conn., in 2012, police officials were warned of his homicidal plans, according to documents released by the F.B.I. this week.
On or about this day in 1902, Beatrix Potter published The Tale of Peter Rabbit, the children’s book about an anthropomorphic bunny who outruns a homicidal farmer.
On Saturday, the Cook County medical examiner's office ruled that Hurtado, 31, died of multiple injuries from a homicidal assault and Corbin died of multiple stab wounds to the chest.
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First Known Use of homicidal
Synonymsbloody, bloody-minded, bloodthirsty, murdering, murderous, sanguinary, sanguine, sanguineous
Related Wordsbarbaric, barbarous, brutal, cold-blooded, cruel, heartless, inhumane, sadistic, savage, vicious, wanton; antagonistic, ferocious, fierce, gladiatorial, hostile; aggressive, assertive, bellicose, belligerent, combative, contentious, discordant, pugnacious, quarrelsome, scrappy, truculent, violent; merciless, pitiless, ruthless; bloodstained, fell, gory, grim; despiteful, hateful, malevolent, malicious, malign, malignant, mean, nasty, spiteful
Near Antonymsappeasing, conciliatory, disarming, dovish, mollifying, pacific, pacifying, peaceable, peaceful, peacemaking, placating, placative, placatory, propitiatory; unaggressive, unassertive; benign, benignant, compassionate, good-hearted, humane, kind, kindhearted, sympathetic, tenderhearted; tender, warm, warmhearted; clement, lenient, merciful; affable, amiable, amicable, benevolent, gentle, kindly; submissive, surrendering, yielding
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