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English definition of “in cold blood”

in cold blood

C2 If someone kills in cold blood, they kill in a way that seems especially cruel because they show no emotion.Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly
(Definition of in cold blood from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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