Part of speech: adjective

Stained with gore.

Part of speech: adjective

Resembling gore.

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Usage examples "gory":

  1. The gory prophecy of that day has been well sustained. - "Castilian Days", John Hay.
  2. With calculating pause and demon grin, They seize her hands, and thro her face divine Drive the descending ax; the shriek she sent Attain'd her lover's ear; he thither bent With all the speed his wearied limbs could yield, Whirl'd his keen blade, and stretch'd upon the field The yelling fiends; who there disputing stood Her gory scalp, their horrid prize of blood. - "The Columbiad", Joel Barlow.
  3. He grasped the foe- man by the girth, And thundering drove him to the earth; By wound of spear, and gory brand, He died upon the burning sand. - "Persian Literature, Volume 1,Comprising The Shah Nameh, The Rubaiyat, The Divan, and The Gulistan", Anonymous.