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SANGUINARY
[adjective]
1. full of or characterised by bloodshed; bloody.
2. ready or eager to shed blood; bloodthirsty.
3. composed of or marked with blood.
Etymology: Latin sanguinārius - bloody.

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SANGUINARY

[adjective]

1. full of or characterised by bloodshed; bloody.

2. ready or eager to shed blood; bloodthirsty.

3. composed of or marked with blood.

Etymology: Latin sanguinārius - bloody.

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AGERASIA
[noun]
a youthful appearance in an old person; the state of looking younger than one actually is.

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AGERASIA

[noun]

a youthful appearance in an old person; the state of looking younger than one actually is.

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SHINIGAMI
[noun]
a “death god” or “death spirit” - an entity in Japanese folklore that is responsible for seeing that a person dies at their appointed time and then guiding their spirit to be judged in the afterlife. In this respect, Shinigami are related to the Western concept of the Grim Reaper. Though the Grim Reaper is a single entity, there are multiple shinigami which are often imagined as working together. Shinigami are a relatively recent addition to Japanese folklore.

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SHINIGAMI

[noun]

a “death god” or “death spirit” - an entity in Japanese folklore that is responsible for seeing that a person dies at their appointed time and then guiding their spirit to be judged in the afterlife. In this respect, Shinigami are related to the Western concept of the Grim Reaper. Though the Grim Reaper is a single entity, there are multiple shinigami which are often imagined as working together. Shinigami are a relatively recent addition to Japanese folklore.

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ABNOBA
[noun]
the name of a Gaulish goddess who was worshipped in the Black Forest and surrounding areas. It is also the name of a mountain or mountain range. Abnoba has been interpreted to be a forest and river goddess, and is known from about nine epigraphic inscriptions. One altar at the Roman baths at Badenweiler, Germany, and another at Mühlenbach identify her with Diana, the Roman goddess of the hunt.

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ABNOBA

[noun]

the name of a Gaulish goddess who was worshipped in the Black Forest and surrounding areas. It is also the name of a mountain or mountain range. Abnoba has been interpreted to be a forest and river goddess, and is known from about nine epigraphic inscriptions. One altar at the Roman baths at Badenweiler, Germany, and another at Mühlenbach identify her with Diana, the Roman goddess of the hunt.

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EPISTAXIS
[noun]
(from Greek επιστάζω (epistazo) to bleed from the nose: επί (epi) - “above”, “over” + στάζω (stazo) - “to drip” [from the nostrils]) also known as a nosebleed - the relatively common occurrence of haemorrhage from the nose, usually noticed when the blood drains out through the nostrils. There are two types: anterior (the most common), and posterior (less common, more likely to require medical attention). Sometimes in more severe cases, the blood can come up the nasolacrimal duct and out from the eye. Fresh blood and clotted blood can also flow down into the stomach and cause nausea and vomiting. 

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EPISTAXIS

[noun]

(from Greek επιστάζω (epistazo) to bleed from the nose: επί (epi) - “above”, “over” + στάζω (stazo) - “to drip” [from the nostrils]) also known as a nosebleed - the relatively common occurrence of haemorrhage from the nose, usually noticed when the blood drains out through the nostrils. There are two types: anterior (the most common), and posterior (less common, more likely to require medical attention). Sometimes in more severe cases, the blood can come up the nasolacrimal duct and out from the eye. Fresh blood and clotted blood can also flow down into the stomach and cause nausea and vomiting. 

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HORKOS
[noun]
Greek mythology: Horkos (Ancient Greek: ὅρκος, “oath”) personifies the curse that will be inflicted on any person who swears a false oath. In his Works and Days, Hesiod states that the Erinyes (Furies) assisted at the birth of Horkos, “whom Eris bore, to be a plague on those who take false oath”.
Hesiod’s Theogony identifies him as the son of Eris (“strife”) and brother of Ponos (“toil”), Limos (“starvation”), the Algea (“pains”), the Hysminai (“fightings”), the Makhai (“battles”), the Phonoi (“murders”), the Androktasiai (“man-slaughters”), the Neikea (“quarrels”), the Pseudologoi (“lies”), the Amphilogiai (“disputes”), Dysnomia (“lawlessness”), Atë (“ruin”), and Lethe (“forgetfulness”).
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HORKOS

[noun]

Greek mythology: Horkos (Ancient Greek: ὅρκος, “oath”) personifies the curse that will be inflicted on any person who swears a false oath. In his Works and Days, Hesiod states that the Erinyes (Furies) assisted at the birth of Horkos, “whom Eris bore, to be a plague on those who take false oath”.

Hesiod’s Theogony identifies him as the son of Eris (“strife”) and brother of Ponos (“toil”), Limos (“starvation”), the Algea (“pains”), the Hysminai (“fightings”), the Makhai (“battles”), the Phonoi (“murders”), the Androktasiai (“man-slaughters”), the Neikea (“quarrels”), the Pseudologoi (“lies”), the Amphilogiai (“disputes”), Dysnomia (“lawlessness”), Atë (“ruin”), and Lethe (“forgetfulness”).

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DESANGUINATION
[noun]
a condition in which there is a massive loss of blood.

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DESANGUINATION

[noun]

a condition in which there is a massive loss of blood.

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SADIST

[noun]

1. Psychiatry: a person who has the condition of sadism, in which one receives sexual gratification from causing pain and degradation to another.

2. a person who enjoys being cruel; an individual who feels pleasure as a result of inflicting pain or watching pain inflicted on others.

[Amnesia: The Dark Descent’s Gallery]

One of my favorite blogs referencing one of my favorite games????

With a word that Nic often calls me???

I mean what.

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CARTILOGENOPHOBIA
[noun]
the fear of bones.

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CARTILOGENOPHOBIA

[noun]

the fear of bones.

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CRANIOMANIA
[noun]
an obsession with skulls.

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CRANIOMANIA

[noun]

an obsession with skulls.

(Source: interstellar-42)

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NECROMANCY
[noun]
a form of magic involving communication with the deceased – either by summoning their spirit as an apparition or raising them bodily – for the purpose of divination, imparting the means to foretell future events or discover hidden knowledge. The term may sometimes be used in a more general sense to refer to black magic or witchcraft. The word “necromancy” derives from the Ancient Greek νεκρός (nekrós), “dead body”, and μαντεία (manteía), “prophecy or divination”.

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NECROMANCY

[noun]

a form of magic involving communication with the deceased – either by summoning their spirit as an apparition or raising them bodily – for the purpose of divination, imparting the means to foretell future events or discover hidden knowledge. The term may sometimes be used in a more general sense to refer to black magic or witchcraft. The word “necromancy” derives from the Ancient Greek νεκρός (nekrós), “dead body”, and μαντεία (manteía), “prophecy or divination”.

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MEMENTO MORI
[phrase]
Latin: 1) “Remember your mortality.” 2) “Remember you must die.” 3) “Remember you will die.”

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MEMENTO MORI

[phrase]

Latin: 1) “Remember your mortality.” 2) “Remember you must die.” 3) “Remember you will die.”

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JEOPARDY
[noun]
1. hazard or risk of or exposure to loss, harm, death, or injury.
2. peril or danger.
3. Law: the danger or hazard of being found guilty, and of consequence punishment, undergone by criminal defendants on trial.

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JEOPARDY

[noun]

1. hazard or risk of or exposure to loss, harm, death, or injury.

2. peril or danger.

3. Law: the danger or hazard of being found guilty, and of consequence punishment, undergone by criminal defendants on trial.

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OSSUARY
[noun]
a place or receptacle for the bones of the dead.

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OSSUARY

[noun]

a place or receptacle for the bones of the dead.