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bloody

slang Used as an intensifier. Primarily heard in UK. That bloody fool has ruined the whole project! Come to the party with us tomorrow night. We'll have a bloody good time, I assure you! A: "I promise I'll have the report in tomorrow, sir." B: "You had bloody well better!"
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If these claims are to be believed, terrorism is beginning to take on an even bloodier hue.
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The more we pledge freedoms, development and growth, the bloodier the terrorist organization gets," Erdogan said.
Thus begins a week of bloody bombings and bloodier reprisals, at the end of which Croc is transformed into an inadvertent national celebrity: "Croc Attack--the man the terrorists couldn't kill!" Naturally the Palestinian cell behind the attacks is less than happy about this reluctant symbol of Israeli defiance.
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BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Politicians and security officials from Anbar have described recent attacks in the province as "a harbinger of bloodier days in the countdown to national elections in January," The Los Angeles Times said on Wednesday.
Cetron solicited input from futurists on potential terrorist scenarios and concludes that terrorist events will become more common and bloodier in the years ahead, largely initiated by Islamic extremists and backed by an expanding al-Qaeda.
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The bloodier the killing the more points are racked up.