cold blood

noun

ˈkōld-ˈbləd
: a state of mind marked by premeditation and deliberateness
usually used in the phrase in cold blood
killed the victim in cold blood
compare cool state of blood, heat of passion
cold-blooded adjective

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“Cold blood.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/cold%20blood. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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