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Involving violence and bloodshed - thesaurus

Synonyms

violent

adjective

involving the use of physical force, with the deliberate intention of causing damage to property or injury or death to people

ferocious

adjective

violent and able to cause serious damage or injury

bloodthirsty

adjective

someone who is bloodthirsty enjoys taking part in or watching violence

brutal

adjective

extremely violent

vicious

adjective

extremely violent

barbarous

adjective

extremely violent and cruel

murderous

adjective

very violent and causing deaths

disorderly

adjective

behaving in a noisy or violent way

riotous

adjective

behaving in a noisy and violent way

thuggish

adjective

behaving in a violent way

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bloodthirsty

adjective

involving violence and killing

bloody

adjective

a bloody fight or war is one in which a lot of people are killed or injured

fratricidal

adjective

involving killing members of your own family or social group

full-frontal

adjective

direct and violent

gory

adjective

a gory film, computer game, or story involves a lot of killing or injuries

the gory details

the details about something that has happened, especially something unpleasant

homicidal

adjective

likely to kill someone, or wanting to kill someone

murderous

adjective

likely to kill someone, or intending to kill someone

raging

adjective

happening with a lot of force or violence

sanguinary

adjective

literary sanguinary actions are violent and cruel, involving a lot of killing

stand-up

adjective

British noisy and sometimes violent

tough

adjective

likely to behave in a violent way

tough

adjective

a tough place is one in which there is a lot of crime and violence

ugly

adjective

an ugly situation involves violent or angry behaviour

violent

adjective

someone who is violent often gets into fights and attacks people

violent

adjective

containing a lot of violent action

violently

adverb

in a way that involves violence

Antonyms

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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