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Sanguinary vs. Sanguineous

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Sanguinaryadjective

(of an event) Involving bloodshed.

Sanguineousadjective

Accompanied by bloodshed; bloody.

Sanguinaryadjective

(of a person) Eager to shed blood; bloodthirsty.

Sanguineousadjective

Eager for bloody violence; bloodthirsty.

Sanguinaryadjective

(of an object) Consisting of, covered with, or similar in appearance to blood.

Sanguineousadjective

Resembling or constituting blood.

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Sanguinarynoun

A bloodthirsty person.

Sanguineousadjective

Abounding with blood; sanguine.

Sanguinarynoun

The plant common yarrow, or herba sanguinaria (Achillea millefolium).

Sanguineousadjective

Of or pertaining to blood; bloody; constituting blood.

Sanguinaryadjective

Attended with much bloodshed; bloody; murderous; as, a sanguinary war, contest, or battle.

‘We may not propagate religion by wars, or by sanguinary persecutions to force consciences.’;

Sanguineousadjective

Blood-red; crimson.

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Sanguinaryadjective

Bloodthirsty; cruel; eager to shed blood.

‘Passion . . . makes us brutal and sanguinary.’;

Sanguineousadjective

accompanied by bloodshed;

‘this bitter and sanguinary war’;

Sanguinarynoun

The yarrow.

Sanguinaryadjective

accompanied by bloodshed;

‘this bitter and sanguinary war’;

Sanguinaryadjective

marked by eagerness to resort to violence and bloodshed;

‘bloody-minded tyrants’; ‘bloodthirsty yells’; ‘went after the collaborators with a sanguinary fury that drenched the land with blood’;

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