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blood·y

bloody

 
 
pronunciation:
bluh di
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: bloodier, bloodiest
definition 1: covered with or leaking blood.
The nurse changed the bloody bandage.
definition 2: cruel; vicious.
Roman citizens were lucky to survive the bloody reign of Emperor Caligula.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: bloodies, bloodying, bloodied
definition: to cover or smear with blood.
The child bloodied her jeans when she scraped her knee.
derivations: bloodily (adv.), bloodiness (n.)
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