blood-and-guts

[ bluhd-n-guhts ]
/ ˈblʌd nˈgʌts /

adjective

dealing with or depicting war or violence, especially in a lurid manner: a blood-and-guts movie.
concerned with fundamental needs, problems, values, etc.: The blood-and-guts issues will determine the election.
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