Definition of 'bloodless'
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The former army officer seized power in a bloodless coup in 1994 and once pledged to lead Gambia for a billion years. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Her face was as bloodless as wax and was a little turned aside. Emily Fox-Seton (1901)What she had done was to lead a stealthy if not quite bloodless coup. Spitfire Women of World War II (2007)It might almost have been a bloodless coup. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Rather than visceral, this section is bloodless and cold. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Yesterday, she called for a bloodless revolution as she began rebuilding her opposition movement. The Sun (2010)The bloodless coup which drove him into exile in 2006 might have been the end of him as a politician. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Martial law was imposed when the government was ousted in a bloodless coup after months of political turmoil in the capital Bangkok. The Sun (2014)In the Russian estimation, this could be a relatively bloodless outcome. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The younger dog had, if you like, staged a bloodless coup. THE DOG LISTENER: Learning the Language of your Best Friend (2002)He was deposed in a bloodless coup led by his Defence Minister and backed by the army. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I was, in effect, going to stage a bloodless coup. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)The violence is pervasive but relatively bloodless, and is pretty much in accordance with the action on a TV show. Christianity Today (2000)
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