Synonyms

1. bloodletting

noun. ['ˈblʌdˌlɛtɪŋ'] formerly used as a treatment to reduce excess blood (one of the four humors of medieval medicine).

Synonyms

  • medical aid
  • phlebotomy
  • venesection
  • medical care

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Rhymes with Bloodletting

  • accounting
  • babysitting
  • backbiting
  • backdating
  • baiting
  • balloting
  • bankrupting
  • basting
  • batting
  • beating
  • begetting
  • belting
  • benefiting
  • benefitting
  • benighting
  • berating
  • besetting
  • besting
  • biting
  • bitting

Sentences with bloodletting


1. Verb, base form
If fighting leads to bloodletting, remove the injured chicken immediately.

2. Adjective
A trainee must demonstrate an ability to recreate a bloodletting event in a controlled setting such a laboratory.

3. Verb, gerund or present participle
Women often engaged in acts of bloodletting to please the gods and ensure the safe return of their husbands.

4. Noun, singular or mass
For centuries, leeches have been used all around the world in bloodletting.

2. bloodletting

noun. ['ˈblʌdˌlɛtɪŋ'] indiscriminate slaughter.

Synonyms

  • bloodshed
  • massacre
  • battue
  • mass murder
  • carnage
  • bloodbath
  • slaughter

Antonyms

  • homeopathy
  • allopathy
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