ISTANBUL, Turkey — The lifeblood of the death-dealing Islamic State is diesel fuel.
Negotiation and compromise are the lifeblood of democracy, not poison to the body politic.
Far from being simply a nice maternal luxury, this empathic trust is the lifeblood of trade.
Healthy banks are to economies as healthy hearts are to people: They keep them alive with the "lifeblood" of credit.
But when directed inward, that lifeblood tends to congeal, while exposed to rigorous movement it can offer sustaining power.
We depend on others for their agricultural productions; we live by manufactures and commerce, of which credit is the lifeblood.
One reference each of "lifeblood" and "life-blood" were retained.
Let the wounds of Africa first be stopped,—let her lifeblood stay to enrich her own veins.
The curse impels her to attack him, to seek to drain his lifeblood.
And it was as if Dworn's own lifeblood had been drained and his own heart had stopped beating.