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Word: sanguinary

Definition: bloody; with much bloodshed


Sentences Containing 'sanguinary'

All the sanguinary laws of Spain and Portugal are not able to keep their gold and silver at home.
All the sanguinary laws of the customs are not able to prevent the importation of the teas of the Dutch and Gottenburg East India companies; because somewhat cheaper than those of the British company.
But the factions of the Greeks were almost always violent and sanguinary; whereas, till the time of the Gracchi, no blood had ever been shed in any Roman faction; and from the time of the Gracchi, the Roman republic may be considered as in reality dissolved.
For some of these same Quakers are the most sanguinary of all sailors and whale-hunters.
For was it not your fatal and sanguinary intention to destroy that son of whom M. de Morcerf was so proud?
Hardly had the town risen again when it began a series of quarrels with Ascoli, which more than once threatened to become sanguinary.
The most sanguinary are always to be found in countries where the greater part of the public revenue is in farm; the mildest, in countries where it is levied under the immediate inspection of the sovereign.
Well, picture to yourself a future more gloomy still certainly frightful, perhaps sanguinary.''
When, after the sanguinary battle of Las Navas de Tolosa (1212), Alfonso victoriously entered Toledo, the Jews went to meet him in triumphal procession.
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