Definition of bloodbath in English:

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bloodbath

Pronunciation: /ˈblʌdbɑːθ/

noun

An event or situation in which many people are killed in an extremely violent way: he allowed the protest to go ahead despite warnings that it would spark a bloodbath
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  • The shooting marked the start of a bloodbath that killed 200,000 people and forced 1.8 million to leave their homes.
  • One was the devastation caused by the two world wars and subsequent regional bloodbaths.
  • They were viewed as the biggest risk in the attempt to avoid a bloodbath, which appears to be the reason for the controversial use of the special gas.

Words that rhyme with bloodbath

mudbath

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