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more carnage due to the ancient blood feud
  the savage and excessive killing of many people


corpses and gore resulting from violent death
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  • more carnage due to the ancient blood feud
  • Rome was never sated of carnage and conquest.
    Alexander Hamilton  --  Federalist Papers
  • Jove drew Hector away from the darts and dust, with the carnage and din of battle;
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • Helene and I walk past the youngest students, four classes of maskless Yearlings, who will have the clearest view of the carnage.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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  • I couldn’t stop the pictures in my head, explosions like a flash-bang grenade was going off behind my eyes: carnage in the street, bodies on the floor of a pizza shop, a movie theater, the county fair.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • His father points at some random carnage on the news.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • He pressed the cloth tighter to his nose and mouth and forced himself to look away from the carnage.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • "Three days later my predecessor retired to civilian life, and the Minister issued a press statement: ’The Department of Mines and Resources is determined to do everything in its power to curb the carnage being wreaked upon the deer population by hordes of wolves.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • Burnt gets up and walks away from the carnage.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • Through the scene of destruction I hear a scratching noise, something separate from the carnage on Lorien.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four

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  • She was staring in amazement at the carnage of fruit, mangled corpses, and broken tree limbs.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • A woman who had somehow evaded police lines and tumbled through the snow too close to the carnage was sick and had to be helped away.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • Despite the carnage, perhaps it was good that magic had vanished.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • Randall’s girlfriend returned to find the carnage and called the police.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • The place smells to him of carnage.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • I would often come in his yard to find the carcass of a deer strung from a tree, the carnage of the hunt in evidence all around, guts littering the ground, and Ted sitting proudly on a lawn chair.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • And so the carnage begins, beneath Floss’s narrow, watchful and impassive eye: "I had to appear cold and indifferent to events that must have wrung the heart of anyone possessed of human feelings.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Once only, when you need us, destruction, waste, carnage shall answer.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Has any act of selfishness ever equaled the carnage perpetrated by disciples of altruism?
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • When first period ended, our English teacher, Mr. de Milo, came outside to inspect the carnage.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • The helicopter pilot fought for control, unaware of the carnage behind him but certainly aware of the raging fires around and above him.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • I had turned loose into the world a depraved wretch, whose delight was in carnage and misery; had he not murdered my brother?
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • He saw the carnage.
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  • There was no escape from the carnage that surrounded him.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • I watched as the worlds of blacks and whites smashed together in newsrooms and threw off chunks of human carnage that landed at my feet.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • The lid was decorated even more intricately than the sides-with scenes of carnage and power.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • The colors of the carnage were grotesquely bright: the crimson wetness on the rough and dusty fabric, the ripped shreds of grass, startlingly green, in the boy’s yellow hair.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • Though they were still fairly evenly matched with the enemy, they huddled together like the last survivors of a massacre, as if they hoped the enemy would overlook them in the carnage.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • He worries he’s going to vomit and disgrace himself, confirm Amra’s view of him, of them—the wealthy, wide-eyed exiles—come home to gawk at the carnage now that the boogeymen have left.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • In the midst of the carnage, we looked to Valentine to lead us.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • All around them was carnage.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • The mass has not been said there since the carnage.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Those who had entered a little too quickly into the carnage and destruction had trouble adapting to life during peacetime.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • They were affecting the course of human events too much, causing too much carnage.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • The carnage was not as widespread as the southern wars on this continent, but more devastating in its own way.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • To Mr. Lorry, the Doctor communicated under an injunction of secrecy on which he had no need to dwell, that the crowd had taken him through a scene of carnage to the prison of La Force.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Then I to him, "The rout and the great carnage that colored the Arbia red cause such orison to be made in our temple."
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • Penelope has been kept upstairs away from the carnage and will not believe Eurykleia when she tells her that Odysseus has killed all the suitors.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • In short it was a continual carnage throughout the empire.
    Voltaire  --  Candide
  • For numbers and for carnage it was an Austerlitz or Dresden.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • The nurse steered him down a back corridor to the emergency room, where Roy was relieved to find no chaos or carnage.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
  • They are reluctant to believe so much carnage could be the work of one individual.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • There must be some mistake, please let there be a mistake, she thought, even as she looked around at the carnage and felt Peter’s name swell like a sob in her throat.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • It’s remarkable, in fact, that the majority, indeed, of these benefactors and leaders of humanity were guilty of terrible carnage.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • Perhaps the simplest way to reduce future carnage would be to ban bottled oxygen except for emergency medical use.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • It was three days since the Varden and dwarves had fought the Urgals for possession of Tronjheim, the mile-high, conical city nestled in the center of Farthen Dur, but the battlefield was still strewn with carnage.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • It has been a terrible carnage, we know.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • C#96 CHAPTER 96 Mal’akh stood in his hallway and surveyed the carnage around him.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • The carnage had only ceased at this late hour of the day because there were other more interesting sights for the people to witness, a little while before the final closing of the barricades for the night.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • And fear struck him: If Idaho suspects me or grows impatient—if he doesn’t wait and go exactly where I told him—Jessica and Paul will not be saved from the carnage.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
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