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butcherly

adjective

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having or showing the desire to inflict severe pain and suffering on others
  • Genghis Khan and his butcherly horde even massacred the livestock of the villages they overran

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The first known use of butcherly was in 1513

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“Butcherly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/butcherly. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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