AskDefine | Define murderous

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murderous adj : capable of or conducive to bloodshed; "a cutthroat rogue"; "a homicidal rage"; "murderous thugs" [syn: cutthroat, homicidal]

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  1. Intending, or likely to commit murder; bloodthirsty or homicidal.
    murderous behaviour
  2. Very difficult.
    a murderous exam


likely to commit murder, homicidal
very difficult

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