Definitions of deadly:
  • adjective:   involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death
    Example: "The seven deadly sins"
  • adjective:   extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom
  • adjective:   (of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect
  • adjective:   causing or capable of causing death
    Example: "A deadly enemy"
  • adjective:   of an instrument of certain death
    Example: "Deadly poisons"
  • adjective:   exceedingly harmful
  • adverb:   as if produced by death
    Example: "Deadly pale"
  • adverb:   as if dead
  • adverb:   (used as intensives) extremely
    Example: "Deadly dull"

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