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He adjective bloody , which comes from the Latin word cruentus, is used to qualify that or that which results bloody or fierce . For example: "This bloody war has already claimed thousands of lives", "A bloody confrontation between the police and a gang of criminals ended with three dead and five wounded", “The narcos are immersed in a bloody battle for the territorial domain of the area”.

A situation is considered a bloody when it implies a spill of blood . Suppose two groups of young people, at the exit of a disco, are braided in a fight. These people have white weapons and also begin to collect blunt objects they find on public roads: stones, bottles, etc. As a result of the dispute, two teenagers die and six others end up hospitalized. Faced with this terrible balance, it can be said that it was a bloody fight .

Sometimes the qualifier of bloody or bloody is used to emphasize tragic effects of an armed conflict or belligerence. A war , to name a case, it is always bloodthirsty. However, if the number of fatalities and serious social consequences are high even taking into account the usual characteristics of these hostilities, the media may refer to a bloody war .

Thus, for example, the term bloody has been used on more than one occasion to refer to the naval battle that, during World War I, occurred in the area of ​​the coasts of South America. Specifically, the one that had as its scenario the Colonel Bay, which is located in southern Chile.

Exactly faced Germans and British and began when the German fleet, consisting of five cruise ships, encircled the four English vessels and began the battle firing against the British battleship H.M.S Good Hope. A confrontation that ended the German triumph and that ended in a bloody way with a whopping 1,590 dead.

The bloody thing can also be symbolic and refer to the lack of contemplations or considerations . A bloody divorce , in this framework, is the one in which the members of the couple that is dissolving bring out the miseries of the other and use all kinds of resources to gain an advantage.

In addition to all of the above, we cannot ignore that the adjective that concerns us has been used very regularly in the field of literature. A good example of this is the work entitled "12 bloody tales", which was published in 2012 and which becomes a compendium of stories by several authors. Among these are Alicia Giménez Barlett, Fernando Martínez Laínez, Arturo Pérez Reverte, Mariano Sánchez Soler, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán or Jaume Ribera, among others.

In the same way, we stumble upon the book “Cruel tales”, written by Dino Lanti and which came to light in 2008. These are stories in verses and illustrated that are aimed at an adult audience that have a peculiar meaning of humour.

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