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Wilder assigns them descriptive adjectives that connote barbarism, brutality, and bloodthirstiness, and makes much ado about their odor.
The bloody standoff in Yemen is analogous to what happened in Libya, with the difference being the level of tolerance exhibited by the Arab world and the West for Saleh's bloodthirstiness.
Yet that idea might not have assumed so satanic and infernal an expression--in the bodies of millions of tortured and martyred Jews--but for the thorough planning, the zeal, the fanatical enthusiasm, and the insatiable bloodthirstiness of the Appellant and those who did his bidding.
Defections of insiders often turn on similar themes--al-Qaeda's bloodthirstiness and hypocrisy sometimes drive away its most devoted members.
bloody news in contrast to Valeria and Volumnia's bloodthirstiness,
Kennedy, and, in a spasm of electoral bloodthirstiness, the NDP.
TO: As I endeavored, during the brief minute of my original survey, to form some analysis of the meaning conveyed, there arose confusedly and paradoxically within my mind, the ideas of vast mental power, of caution, of penuriousness, of avarice, of coolness, of malice, of bloodthirstiness, of triumph, of merriment, of excessive terror, of intense--of supreme despair.
They could kill a few cats and take a bloodthirstiness certificate from their local police station when they are called up.
Neither their arguments nor Baiazet's reluctant acquiescence displays the supposedly natural bloodthirstiness of the stereotypical Turk.
What is significant for our purposes is the vehemence of the slave's anger, the bloodthirstiness of his vision of the day of reckoning:
Teaching the Roman battles at a boys' school in Dublin, Dedalus is repelled by the bloodthirstiness and regrets that such events remain "fettered" to the timeline never to be "thought away" (21).
The Western media has always protected Israel from world condemnation by simply not showing the savagery and bloodthirstiness of the Israeli army in its action against unarmed Palestinian civilians.