deadly, deathly, mortal(adj)
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"
deadly, venomous, virulent(adj)
extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom
"venomous snakes"; "a virulent insect bite"
virulent, blistering, pestilent, mortal(a), pernicious, sulfurous, mortal, baneful, acerbic, venomous, sulphurous, caustic, deathly, lethal, acrid, poisonous, vicious, acid, vitriolic, bitter, acerb
involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death
"the seven deadly sins"
baneful, deadly, pernicious, pestilent(adj)
(of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect
as if dead
madly, insanely, deadly, deucedly, devilishly(adverb)
(used as intensives) extremely
"she was madly in love"; "deadly dull"; "deadly earnest"; "deucedly clever"; "insanely jealous"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Pernicious (Latin per, through, and neco, kill) signifies having the power of destroying or injuring, tending to hurt or kill. Pernicious is stronger than injurious; that which is injurious is capable of doing harm; that which is pernicious is likely to be destructive. Noxious (Latin noceo, hurt) is a stronger word than noisome, as referring to that which is injurious or destructive. Noisome now always denotes that which is extremely disagreeable or disgusting, especially to the sense of smell; as, the noisome stench proclaimed the presence of noxious gases.
bad, baneful, deleterious, destructive, detrimental, evil, foul, harmful, hurtful, injurious, insalubrious, mischievous, noisome, noxious, pernicious, perverting, pestiferous, pestilential, poisonous, ruinous, unhealthful, unwholesome
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How to use deadly in a sentence?
The arrival of the SARS-CoV-2 variant in our state is an important reminder to all South Carolinians that the fight against this deadly virus is far from over.
The meekest of animals will fight bravely when it is backed against a wall, for it has nothing left to lose. A poor man is more deadly than a rich man because he puts less value on his own life.
I have been really scared about Covid-19, my preexisting condition can be deadly. But that never crossed my mind. It really didn't. All that mattered to me was saving that man's life. I wasn't going to leave him.
Im thankful that the person who located the bag did the right thing and called us, these are dangerous narcotics and could be deadly in the wrong hands. TRINITARIOS GANG BUST IN BOSTON SUBURB NETS 79 GUNS, 32 ARRESTS : FEDS Officials said the beach was searched, but no additional bags were found. Neighboring law enforcement agencies were notified of the narcotics so that they could check their beaches. The drugs discovered on the beach Friday were entered into evidence and will eventually be destroyed. Neat told FOX35 that the cocaine in the bag could be worth between.
**(C)(P) LIFE AND LONGEVITY MUST ACT IN SYNERGY. HERE'S, ONE EXAMPLE:-eg. SODIUM AND CHLORINE FORMS THE BASIS OF -TABLE SALT- SO OFTEN EATEN SAFELY ON OUR FOOD--BUT TAKEN SEPARATELY, ARE DEADLY POISONS WHICH WILL IMMEDIATELY KILL US. SYNERGY IN THEIR COMBINED EFFECTS GUARANTEES THEIR SAFETY FOR LIFE. THIS REASONING IS ANALOGOUS TO HOW-HOMEOSTASIS AND EQUILIBRIUM GIVES A CLUE TO THE BODY'S FUNCTIONAL NORMALITY.
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- убийствен, смъртоносен, много скучен, много точенBulgarian
- letal, mortal, mortíferCatalan, Valencian
- smrtící, smrtelný, smrtonosnýCzech
- mortal, letal, mortíferoSpanish
- tylsä, kalman-, tarkka, kuoleman-, mahtava, kuolettava, tappavaFinnish
- fatal, létal, mortelFrench
- mortífero, letal, mortalGalician
- קטלני, קטלניתHebrew
- nāvējošs, nāvīgs, nāvīgiLatvian
- mortal, fatífero, fatal, letal, mortíferoPortuguese
- ucigător, fatalmente, mortal, letalRomanian
- смертельный, смертельно, великолепныйRussian
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