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- ‘But the king said we must curb our bloodthirstiness.’
- ‘What I found was that many who advocated invasion, colonisation and even mass murder didn't necessarily do so from an inherent bloodthirstiness.’
- ‘Then we would all have had to concentrate upon dealing with hate and bloodthirstiness instead of pouring all our energy into controlling sexuality.’
- ‘I think that's quite enough bloodthirstiness from me.’
- ‘But for those who judge the effectiveness of the law by its bloodthirstiness, clearly the government is way out of step.’
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