blood-letting


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blood-letting

the therapeutic removal of blood, as in relieving congestive heart failure
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But the scale of the blue-on-blue poison and blood-letting unleashed by the EU referendum has been utterly breathtaking.
FOLLOWING the General Election with the blood-letting still clearly evident, particularly on the national political scene, may I offer a grateful thanks to all the independent councillors on the last Middlesbrough Council, especially to the two retirees, namely Ron Lowes and Brenda Thompson.
Dealing solely with the IS is unlikely to end the sectarian blood-letting.
Listen to the babble of The only thing likely to go viral is this week's blood-letting in the boardroom.
In their massacring, blood-letting and wrecking of havoc and destruction, Takfeerists falsely claim to hoist the banner of Islam," he went on.
The Australia tour was so brutal there was bound to be blood-letting, but it comes as a surprise that England's best player is thrown under the bus while others, perhaps equally culpable, emerged with their position in tact.
His colleagues at consultants PwC similarly believe that the long years of blood-letting will come to an end in the second half of 2013.
The failure of the international community, in particular the Security Council, to take concrete actions to stop the blood-letting, shames us all," Pillay said.
We are concerned over the plight and blood-letting in Kashmir.
This approach reminds me of medical practice in the Middle Ages: when the patient died, the conclusion was that the doctor stopped the blood-letting too soon.
In Bahrain the autocratic ruling family invited in the troops of their equally autocratic Saudi neighbours, effectively sub-contracting the blood-letting to the Saudi''s with no hint of condemnation from British or American Governments and scarcely a word of condemnation in the media.
To do this, the technician must be familiar with all aspects of the blood-letting procedure and should be aware of the possible physical sensations the donor may experience.