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gory

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of gory

  1. smeared or stained with blood doesn't watch too many movies that feature gory violence Synonyms of gory bloodstained, bloodyWords Related to gory bloodred, carmine, crimson, incarnadine, red, reddish, ruby, sanguine, sanguineous; sanguinary

Synonym Discussion of gory

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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