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deadly

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3 of, relating to, or suggestive of death

  • a deadly pallor spread across her face as the tragic news gradually sank in
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deadly, mortal, fatal, lethal mean causing or capable of causing death. deadly applies to an established or very likely cause of death.
    • a deadly disease
mortal implies that death has occurred or is inevitable.
    • a mortal wound
fatal stresses the inevitability of what has in fact resulted in death or destruction.
    • fatal consequences
lethal applies to something that is bound to cause death or exists for the destruction of life.
    • lethal gas

deadly

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to a great degree

  • Iʼm deadly serious about making an offer on the house
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a lot, as all get-out, good and

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