blood


blood
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. serum, essence; sap; gore; kindred; lineage, heritage. See relation, fluidity, ancestry, class.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Fluid in the mammalian circulatory system]
Syn. lifeblood, heart's blood, vital fluid, vital juices, gore, sanguine fluid, hemoglobin, plasma, serum.
2. [Lineage]
Syn. stock, ancestry, descent, line; see family 1 .
bad blood,
Syn. malice, rancor, feud; see anger , hatred 2 .
have someone's blood on one's head or [m1] hands,
Syn. be blamable, be culpable, be responsible; see guilty 2 .
in cold blood,
Syn. deliberately, intentionally, willfully, dispassionately; see deliberately .
Syn. cruelly, heartlessly, ruthlessly; see brutally .
make one's blood boil,
Syn. disturb, infuriate, agitate; see anger 1 .
make one's blood run cold,
Syn. terrify, horrify, scare; see frighten 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. life-fluid hemoglobin, gore, plasma. ''A very special kind of sap.''—Johann Goethe.
2. kinship kindred, ancestry, pedigree, extraction, lineage, relatives.
IV
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
cruelly, intentionally, indifferently, unfeelingly.
V
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. The fluid circulated by the heart through the vascular system: gore. See BLOOD. 2. The crime of murdering someone: homicide, killing, murder. Slang: hit. See HELP. 3. One's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation: ancestry, birth, bloodline, descent, extraction, family, genealogy, line, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, seed, stock. See KIN, PRECEDE. 4. Noble rank or status by birth: birth, blue blood, nobility, noblesse. See KIN, OVER.

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