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Non-literal UsePlay
Sometimes 'bloodshed' is used to mean general violence, not just killing. SlideThe riot led to massive bloodshed, with many injured.
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Negative ConnotationsPlay
'Bloodshed' often suggests negative judgment towards violence. SlideThe coup was marked by unwarranted bloodshed.
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Historical ContextPlay
Used in historical contexts to discuss battles or violent events from the past. SlideThe bloodshed at the Battle of Gettysburg was tremendous.