blood-and-guts

[bluhd-n-guhts]
adjective
  1. dealing with or depicting war or violence, especially in a lurid manner: a blood-and-guts movie.
  2. concerned with fundamental needs, problems, values, etc.: The blood-and-guts issues will determine the election.
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