Definition of sanguinary adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

sanguinary

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈsæŋɡwəˌnɛri//
 
(formal)
 
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involving or liking killing and blood sanguinary revenge sanguinary fanatics a sanguinary campaign in which thousands were killed
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