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gory

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smeared or stained with blood

  • doesn't watch too many movies that feature gory violence
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bloody, sanguinary, gory mean affected by or involving the shedding of blood. bloody is applied especially to things that are actually covered with blood or are made up of blood.
    • bloody hands
sanguinary applies especially to something attended by, or someone inclined to, bloodshed.
    • the Civil War was America's most sanguinary conflict
gory suggests a profusion of blood and slaughter.
    • exceptionally gory, even for a horror movie


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