mur·der·ous adjective \ˈmər-d(ə-)rəs\
: very violent or deadly
: very angry
: very harsh or severe
a : having the purpose or capability of murder
b : characterized by or causing murder or bloodshed
: having the ability or power to overwhelm : devastating <murderous heat>
— mur·der·ous·ly adverb
— mur·der·ous·ness noun
Examples of MURDEROUS
- I can't stand this murderous heat.
- The lead runner set a murderous pace.
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Related to MURDEROUS
- bitter, brutal, burdensome, cruel, excruciating, grievous, grim, hard, hardhanded, heavy, inhuman, harsh, onerous, oppressive, rough, rugged, searing, severe, stiff, tough, trying
- easy, light, soft
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