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cold-blooded:

see body temperaturebody temperature,
internal temperature of a living organism. Mammals and birds are termed warm-blooded, or homeothermic, i.e., they are able to maintain a relatively constant inner body temperature, whereas other animals are cold-blooded, or poikilothermic, i.e.
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cold-blooded

[′kōld ¦bləd·əd]
(physiology)
Having body temperature approximating that of the environment and not internally regulated.

cold-blooded

(of all animals except birds and mammals) having a body temperature that varies with that of the surroundings
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SO, a war crimes inquiry concludes beyond doubt UK troops did NOT deliberately and cold-bloodedly murder, torture or mutilate Iraqi prisoners held after a ferocious firefight known as the Battle of Danny Boy in 2004.
When I confronted the maid and asked her why she did that, she answered me so cold-bloodedly, saying aACAyI am disciplining them'," the mother told prosecutors.
He completely ignores the fact that Hamas is deliberately firing the rockets from populated areas and cold-bloodedly using their own people as human shields.
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Intekhab Alam Suri, President Human Rights Network (HRN) said Musharraf was also responsible for killings of hundreds of thousands of innocent Pakistani civilians including women and children murdered cold-bloodedly in the CIA drone attacks as he was the man who had permitted these killing attacks and violation of Pakistani airspace.
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Lebanon is standing on the brink of a precipice, and those who uphold sovereignty and independence should make every possible effort to prevent the criminals who cold-bloodedly carried out Friday's bombing from reaping any benefit from this despicable crime.
Speaking after the verdicts, Helen Ding's father, Zuyao Cui, said on behalf of the family: "Anxiang Du cold-bloodedly killed the whole of the Ding family and took away four lives.
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15 -- While strongly protesting against the release of the deplorable anti-Islam film titled 'Innocence of Muslims', we also condemn the murder of US ambassador to Libya, Christopher Steven and few of his staff cold-bloodedly in the same tone, who, I am sure, wouldn't have even known about the film.
Pictures show how our brothers and sisters are being cold-bloodedly killed or sexually assaulted, even infants are not spared.