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  Words related to deadly

Related / Similar Words: deathly, mortal, lethal, baneful, pernicious, pestilent, mortal(a), venomous, virulent, madly, insanely, deucedly, devilishly, lifelessly

 

Definition:
  • (of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect;
  • causing or capable of causing death; "a fatal accident"; "a deadly enemy"; "mortal combat"; "a mortal illness";
  • of an instrument of certain death; "deadly poisons"; "lethal weapon"; "a lethal injection";
  • exceedingly harmful;
  • involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death; "the seven deadly sins";
  • extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom; "venomous snakes"; "a virulent insect bite";
  • (used as intensives) extremely; "she was madly in love"; "deadly dull"; "deadly earnest"; "deucedly clever"; "insanely jealous";
  • as if produced by death; "deadly pale"; "a deadly paralytic stroke";
  • as if dead;

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    Pertainyms: lifeless, exanimate, dead

     

     
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