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jugular

1. of, relating to, or situated near the throat or neck
2. of, having, or denoting pelvic fins situated in front of the pectoral fins

jugular

[′jəg·yə·lər]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to the region of the neck above the clavicle.
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While most modern American horror films shy away from full-on gore in search of a lenient certificate and a teenage audience, Switchblade Romance literally goes for the jugular.
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