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internecine

adjective

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formal marked by usually mutual slaughter or destruction
  • a brutal internecine war/battle
  • internecine feuds
  • a political party that has suffered because of bitter internecine rivalries

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The first known use of internecine was in 1642

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“Internecine.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/internecine. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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