Slaughterous
Slaughterous Slaugh"ter*ous, a. Destructive; murderous. --Shak. --M. Arnold. -- {Slaugh"ter*ous*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • slaughterous — index deadly, fatal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • slaughterous — [slôt′ərəs] adj. brutally destructive or murderous …   English World dictionary

  • slaughterous — adjective Date: 1581 of or relating to slaughter ; murderous < a slaughterous rampage > • slaughterously adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • slaughterous — slaughterously, adv. /slaw teuhr euhs/, adj. murderous; destructive. [1575 85; SLAUGHTER + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • slaughterous — adjective prone to slaughtering See Also: slaughter, slaughterhouse, slaughterer …   Wiktionary

  • slaughterous — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Eager for bloodshed: bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody minded, cutthroat, homicidal, murderous, sanguinary, sanguineous. See HELP …   English dictionary for students

  • slaughterous — adj. murderous, destructive …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slaughterous — slaugh·ter·ous …   English syllables

  • slaughterous — /ˈslɔtərəs/ (say slawtuhruhs) adjective murderous; destructive …   Australian English dictionary

  • slaughterous — adjective accompanied by bloodshed this bitter and sanguinary war • Syn: ↑gory, ↑sanguinary, ↑sanguineous, ↑butcherly • Similar to: ↑bloody • Derivationally related f …   Useful english dictionary

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