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Synonyms for bloodshedˈblʌdˌʃɛd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bloodshed, gore(noun)

    the shedding of blood resulting in murder

    "he avenged the bloodshed of his kinsmen"

    battue, bloodshed, bloodletting, bloodbath, gore, panel

  2. bloodbath, bloodletting, bloodshed, battue(noun)

    indiscriminate slaughter

    "a bloodbath took place when the leaders of the plot surrendered"; "ten days after the bloodletting Hitler gave the action its name"; "the valley is no stranger to bloodshed and murder"; "a huge prison battue was ordered"

    battue, bloodshed, bloodletting, gore, bloodbath


  1. bloodshed(noun)

    bloodletting, carnage, bloodbath

  2. bloodshed(noun)

    The shedding or spilling of blood.

    carnage, bloodletting, bloodbath

  3. bloodshed(noun)

    A slaughter; destruction of life, notably on a large scale.

    bloodbath, carnage, bloodletting

  4. bloodshed(noun)

    The shedding of one's own blood; specifically, the death of Christ.

    carnage, bloodbath, bloodletting

  5. bloodshed(noun)

    A bloodshot condition or appearance; an effusion of blood in the eye.

    bloodletting, carnage, bloodbath

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bloodshed(n.)

    slaughter, carnage, butchery, massacre, murder

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

bloodbath, bloodletting, blood, bloody, carnage, bleeding

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