- The fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets.
- usage: "blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products"; "the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions"
- Temperament or disposition.
- usage: "a person of hot blood"
- A dissolute man in fashionable society.
- The descendants of one individual.
- usage: "his entire lineage has been warriors"
- People viewed as members of a group.
- usage: "we need more young blood in this organization"
- Smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill. .
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