bloodthirst

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blood +‎ thirst

Noun[edit]

bloodthirst (uncountable)

  1. An eagerness for bloodshed.
    • 2017 August 27, Brandon Nowalk, “Game Of Thrones slows down for the longest, and best, episode of the season (newbies)”, in The Onion AV Club[1]:
      The other surprise is the lack of bloodthirst. The Hound doesn’t lift a finger against his brother, and everyone walks away from the Dragon Pit alive except the wight, but he wasn’t alive to begin with.

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