Examples of sanguinary in a Sentence
a movie so sanguinary that I covered my eyes during at least half of it
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For months the armies have fought battles more sanguinary than Waterloo without making progress except in terms of yards.
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Origin and Etymology of sanguinary
Latin sanguinarius, from sanguin-, sanguis blood
First Known Use: circa 1623See Words from the same year
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