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Definitions for lethal
ˈli θəllethal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deadly, lethal(adj)

    of an instrument of certain death

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lethal(noun)

    one of the higher alcohols of the paraffine series obtained from spermaceti as a white crystalline solid. It is so called because it occurs in the ethereal salt of lauric acid

    Etymology: [Lauric + ether + alcohol.]

  2. Lethal(adj)

    deadly; mortal; fatal

    Etymology: [Lauric + ether + alcohol.]

Freebase

  1. Lethal

    Lethal is an American heavy metal band from Erlanger, Kentucky, formed in 1982, by brothers Eric Cook and Glen Cook.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lethal

    lē′thal, adj. death-dealing: deadly: mortal.—n. Lethe (Shak.), death.—adj. Lethif′erous, carrying death. [L. lethalislethum, letum, death.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lethal in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lethal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of lethal in a Sentence

  1. Timothy Piazza:

    They killed him, they fed him lethal doses of alcohol and they killed him, and then they treated him like a rag doll, like road kill, they slapped him around, threw water on him, one kid punched him.

  2. Lindsay Zanno:

    With a lethal combination of bone-crunching bite forces, stereoscopic vision, rapid growth rates, and colossal size, tyrant dinosaurs reigned uncontested for 15 million years leading up to the end-Cretaceous extinction -- but it wasn't always that way, when and how quickly tyrannosaurs went from wallflower to prom king has been vexing paleontologists for a long time. The only way to attack this problem was to get out there and find more data on these rare animals.

  3. Alex Kursman:

    Because of Mr. Johnson’s and Mr. Hicks’ COVID diagnosis, the lethal injection protocol is essentially going to waterboard them to death, being waterboarded to death violates the Eighth Amendment.

  4. Attorney Stuart Alterman:

    The K-9 is only used in extreme incidents, in fact they showed great restraint because they avoided using lethal force.

  5. Anthony Blinken:

    I believe that, given the serious Russian violations of the agreement that they signed...that one thing that could hopefully get them to think twice and deter them from further action is strengthening the capacity of the Ukrainian forces, including with defensive lethal equipment.

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