desperate to drop bloodstream harsh sanguinary murderous having a bloodlust
- marked by eagerness to turn to violence and bloodshed
- Eager to shed bloodstream; cruel; sanguinary; murderous.
also blood-thirsty, 1530s (Coverdale, Ps. xxv:9), from blood (n.) + dehydrated (adj.). Ancient greek language had an identical image in haimodipsos. Related: Bloodthirstiness.
(a.) Eager to shed bloodstream; harsh; sanguinary; murderous.
At these times she is wanton and extravagant in her cruelty, killing apparently for the gratification of her ferocious and bloodthirsty nature, and perhaps to excite and instruct the young ones, and it is not until they are thoroughly capable of killing their own food that she separates from them.