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Blood vs. Soul

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Bloodnoun

A vital liquid flowing in the bodies of many types of animals that usually conveys nutrients and oxygen. In vertebrates, it is colored red by hemoglobin, is conveyed by arteries and veins, is pumped by the heart and is usually generated in bone marrow.

‘The cultists gathered around a chalice of blood.’;

Soulnoun

The spirit or essence of a person usually thought to consist of one's thoughts and personality. Often believed to live on after the person's death.

Bloodnoun

A family relationship due to birth, such as that between siblings; contrasted with relationships due to marriage or adoption (see blood relative, blood relation, by blood).

Soulnoun

The spirit or essence of anything.

Bloodnoun

(historical) One of the four humours in the human body.

Soulnoun

Life, energy, vigor.

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Bloodnoun

A blood test or blood sample.

Soulnoun

(music) Soul music.

Bloodnoun

The sap or juice which flows in or from plants.

Soulnoun

A person, especially as one among many.

Bloodnoun

(poetic) The juice of anything, especially if red.

Soulnoun

An individual life.

‘Fifty souls were lost when the ship sank.’;

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Bloodnoun

(obsolete) Temper of mind; disposition; mood

Soulnoun

(math) A kind of submanifold involved in the soul theorem of Riemannian geometry.

Bloodnoun

(obsolete) A lively, showy man; a rake; a dandy.

Soulverb

To endow with a soul; to furnish with a soul or mind.

Bloodnoun

A blood horse, one of good pedigree.

Soulverb

To beg on All Soul's Day.

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Bloodnoun

(figurative) Bloodshed.

‘They came looking for blood.’;

Soulverb

(obsolete) To afford suitable sustenance.

Bloodnoun

member of a certain gang.

Souladjective

Sole.

Bloodverb

(transitive) To cause something to be covered with blood; to bloody.

Souladjective

By or for African-Americans, or characteristic of their culture; as, soul music; soul newspapers; soul food.

Bloodverb

To let blood (from); to bleed.

Soulverb

To afford suitable sustenance.

Bloodverb

(transitive) To initiate into warfare or a blood sport, traditionally by smearing with the blood of the first kill witnessed.

Soulverb

To indue with a soul; to furnish with a soul or mind.

Bloodnoun

The fluid which circulates in the principal vascular system of animals, carrying nourishment to all parts of the body, and bringing away waste products to be excreted. See under Arterial.

Soulnoun

The spiritual, rational, and immortal part in man; that part of man which enables him to think, and which renders him a subject of moral government; - sometimes, in distinction from the higher nature, or spirit, of man, the so-called animal soul, that is, the seat of life, the sensitive affections and phantasy, exclusive of the voluntary and rational powers; - sometimes, in distinction from the mind, the moral and emotional part of man's nature, the seat of feeling, in distinction from intellect; - sometimes, the intellect only; the understanding; the seat of knowledge, as distinguished from feeling. In a more general sense, "an animating, separable, surviving entity, the vehicle of individual personal existence."

‘The eyes of our souls only then begin to see, when our bodily eyes are closing.’;

Bloodnoun

Relationship by descent from a common ancestor; consanguinity; kinship.

‘To share the blood of Saxon royalty.’; ‘A friend of our own blood.’;

Soulnoun

The seat of real life or vitality; the source of action; the animating or essential part.

‘Thou sun, of this great world both eye and soul.’;

Bloodnoun

Descent; lineage; especially, honorable birth; the highest royal lineage.

‘Give us a prince of blood, a son of Priam.’; ‘I am a gentleman of blood and breeding.’;

Soulnoun

The leader; the inspirer; the moving spirit; the heart; as, the soul of an enterprise; an able general is the soul of his army.

‘He is the very soul of bounty!’;

Bloodnoun

Descent from parents of recognized breed; excellence or purity of breed.

Soulnoun

Energy; courage; spirit; fervor; affection, or any other noble manifestation of the heart or moral nature; inherent power or goodness.

‘That he wants algebra he must confess;But not a soul to give our arms success.’;

Bloodnoun

The fleshy nature of man.

‘Nor gives it satisfaction to our blood.’;

Soulnoun

A human being; a person; - a familiar appellation, usually with a qualifying epithet; as, poor soul.

‘As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.’; ‘God forbid so many simple soulsShould perish by the sword!’; ‘Now mistress Gilpin (careful soul).’;

Bloodnoun

The shedding of blood; the taking of life, murder; manslaughter; destruction.

‘So wills the fierce, avenging sprite,Till blood for blood atones.’;

Soulnoun

A pure or disembodied spirit.

‘That to his only Son . . . every soul in heavenShall bend the knee.’;

Bloodnoun

A bloodthirsty or murderous disposition.

‘He was a thing of blood, whose every motionWas timed with dying cries.’;

Soulnoun

A perceived shared community and awareness among African-Americans.

Bloodnoun

Temper of mind; disposition; state of the passions; - as if the blood were the seat of emotions.

‘When you perceive his blood inclined to mirth.’;

Soulnoun

Soul music.

Bloodnoun

A man of fire or spirit; a fiery spark; a gay, showy man; a rake.

‘Seest thou not . . . how giddily 'a turns about all the hot bloods between fourteen and five and thirty?’; ‘It was the morning costume of a dandy or blood.’;

Soulnoun

the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life

Bloodnoun

The juice of anything, especially if red.

‘He washed . . . his clothes in the blood of grapes.’;

Soulnoun

a human being;

‘there was too much for one person to do’;

Bloodverb

To bleed.

Soulnoun

deep feeling or emotion

Bloodverb

To stain, smear or wet, with blood.

‘Reach out their spears afar,And blood their points.’;

Soulnoun

the human embodiment of something;

‘the soul of honor’;

Bloodverb

To give (hounds or soldiers) a first taste or sight of blood, as in hunting or war.

‘It was most important too that his troops should be blooded.’;

Soulnoun

a secular form of gospel that was a major Black musical genre in the 1960s and 1970s;

‘soul was politically significant during the Civil Rights movement’;

Bloodverb

To heat the blood of; to exasperate.

‘The auxiliary forces of the French and English were much blooded one against another.’;

Soulnoun

the spiritual or immaterial part of a human being or animal, regarded as immortal.

Bloodnoun

the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped by the heart;

‘blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries waste products away’; ‘the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions’;

Soulnoun

a person's moral or emotional nature or sense of identity

‘in the depths of her soul, she knew he would betray her’;

Bloodnoun

the descendants of one individual;

‘his entire lineage has been warriors’;

Soulnoun

emotional or intellectual energy or intensity, especially as revealed in a work of art or an artistic performance

‘their interpretation lacked soul’;

Bloodnoun

the shedding of blood resulting in murder;

‘he avenged the blood of his kinsmen’;

Soulnoun

black American culture or ethnic pride.

Bloodnoun

temperament or disposition;

‘a person of hot blood’;

Soulnoun

short for soul music

Bloodnoun

a dissolute man in fashionable society

Soulnoun

the essence or embodiment of a specified quality

‘he was the soul of discretion’; ‘brevity is the soul of wit’;

Bloodnoun

people viewed as members of a group;

‘we need more young blood in this organization’;

Soulnoun

an individual person

‘I'll never tell a soul’; ‘it was bad news for some poor soul’;

Bloodverb

smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill

Soulnoun

a person regarded with affection or pity

‘she's a nice old soul’;

Blood

Blood is a body fluid in humans and other animals that delivers necessary substances such as nutrients and oxygen to the cells and transports metabolic waste products away from those same cells.In vertebrates, it is composed of blood cells suspended in blood plasma. Plasma, which constitutes 55% of blood fluid, is mostly water (92% by volume), and contains proteins, glucose, mineral ions, hormones, carbon dioxide (plasma being the main medium for excretory product transportation), and blood cells themselves.

Soul

In many religious, philosophical, and mythological traditions, the soul is the incorporeal essence of a living being. Soul or psyche (Ancient Greek: ψυχή psykhḗ, of ψύχειν psýkhein, , cf.

‘to breathe’;

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