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cold blood

noun \ˈkōld-ˈbləd\

Legal Definition of cold blood

  1. :  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

\ˈkōld-ˈblə-dəd\ play adjective

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