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ˈdɛd lidead·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deadly, deathly, mortaladjective

    causing or capable of causing death

    "a fatal accident"; "a deadly enemy"; "mortal combat"; "a mortal illness"

  2. deadly, lethaladjective

    of an instrument of certain death

    "deadly poisons"; "lethal weapon"; "a lethal injection"

  3. deadly, venomous, virulentadjective

    extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom

    "venomous snakes"; "a virulent insect bite"

  4. deadly, mortal(a)adjective

    involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death

    "the seven deadly sins"

  5. baneful, deadly, pernicious, pestilentadjective

    exceedingly harmful

  6. deadlyadverb

    (of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect

  7. deadly, lifelesslyadverb

    as if dead

  8. madly, insanely, deadly, deucedly, devilishlyadverb

    (used as intensives) extremely

    "she was madly in love"; "deadly dull"; "deadly earnest"; "deucedly clever"; "insanely jealous"

Wiktionary

  1. deadlyadverb

    Fatally, mortally.

    Etymology: deadlic (adj.), deadlice (adv.), corresponding to . Cognate with Dutch dodelijk, German tödlich.

  2. deadlyadverb

    In a way which suggests death.

    Her face suddenly became deadly white.

    Etymology: deadlic (adj.), deadlice (adv.), corresponding to . Cognate with Dutch dodelijk, German tödlich.

  3. deadlyadverb

    Extremely.

    Etymology: deadlic (adj.), deadlice (adv.), corresponding to . Cognate with Dutch dodelijk, German tödlich.

  4. deadlyadjective

    Subject to death; mortal.

    Etymology: deadlic (adj.), deadlice (adv.), corresponding to . Cognate with Dutch dodelijk, German tödlich.

  5. deadlyadjective

    Causing death; lethal.

    Etymology: deadlic (adj.), deadlice (adv.), corresponding to . Cognate with Dutch dodelijk, German tödlich.

  6. deadlyadjective

    very accurate (of aiming with a bow, firearm, etc.)

    Etymology: deadlic (adj.), deadlice (adv.), corresponding to . Cognate with Dutch dodelijk, German tödlich.

  7. deadlyadjective

    very boring

    Etymology: deadlic (adj.), deadlice (adv.), corresponding to . Cognate with Dutch dodelijk, German tödlich.

  8. deadlyadjective

    excellent, awesome, cool

    Etymology: deadlic (adj.), deadlice (adv.), corresponding to . Cognate with Dutch dodelijk, German tödlich.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deadlyadjective

    capable of causing death; mortal; fatal; destructive; certain or likely to cause death; as, a deadly blow or wound

  2. Deadlyadjective

    aiming or willing to destroy; implacable; desperately hostile; flagitious; as, deadly enemies

  3. Deadlyadjective

    subject to death; mortal

  4. Deadlyadverb

    in a manner resembling, or as if produced by, death

  5. Deadlyadverb

    in a manner to occasion death; mortally

  6. Deadlyadverb

    in an implacable manner; destructively

  7. Deadlyadverb

    extremely

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  1. Deadly

    Deadly! is a series of children's books written by Morris Gleitzman and Paul Jennings first published in 2000.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deadly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deadly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of deadly in a Sentence

  1. Kelly Nokes:

    While The EPA is encouraging that The EPA is taking at least some minimal action to protect the public from deadly M-44s, updating a few use restrictions -- nearly impossible to enforce and commonly ignored -- fails to meaningfully address the problem, the EPA is blatantly ignoring The EPA fundamental duty to protect the public, our pets, and native wildlife from the cruel, lethal impacts of cyanide bombs lurking on our public lands.

  2. President Trump:

    Unfortunately I have to begin by expressing our sadness and heartbreak over the deadly shooting in Texas.

  3. Juvenal:

    Luxury is more deadly than any foe.

  4. David Cicilline:

    We have to take this in a deadly serious way.

  5. Kathleen Wilson:

    The coolness of water will make a swimmer less aware of a growing sunburn, while reflection of sunlight is more apparent on the beach, it can occur in the water as well. The American Academy of Dermatology recommends reapplying sunscreen at least every two hours to remain protected or immediately after a swim or excessive sweating occurs. For long-distance swimmers, re-applying sunscreen can be impossible once it wears off, so using an alternative like Balmex can be necessary, said Wilson. Traditionally used to treat diaper rash, Wilson said the key ingredient of zinc oxide makes Balmex a useful sunscreen. Its stickiness and adherence to the skin for lengthy periods provides swimmers with adequate sun protection, she said. Exposure to bacteria, parasites Swimmers may be unaware of the dangers of toxic algae, bacterial growth and parasites that thrive in warmer waters. There's also an extremely rare risk of exposure to Naegleria fowleri, a deadly brain-eating amoeba found in bodies of warm freshwater.

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    long and thin and often limp
    • A. splay
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