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Adjective
Causing or able to cause death
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“The 2003 death toll from the deadly virus was only one.”
Adjective
Like or suggestive of death
“His face was deadly white, a bloody bandage swathed his neck, and his rainproof was soaked with the blood of a sniper's victim.”
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Filled with hatred or intense rivalry
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“Whipping around her skirt, it pulled her auburn hair away from her face, somehow making her look beautiful and deadly all in one moment.”
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Complete; total
“Morgan Freeman was now speaking in deadly earnest about Rainforests as the Lungs of Our Planet.”
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Extremely accurate, effective, or skilful
“He is hilarious when he plays a woman, because he nails it with deadly accuracy.”
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To an absolute degree
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“He talked about his job with deadly earnestness.”
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Extremely boring
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“She found the party deadly.”
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Causing or characterized by extreme distress or sorrow
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Dangerous or perilous
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Overly formal, pompous or conventional
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Displaying outstanding skill, knowledge, or experience in a given field
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Characterized by an abnormal and unhealthy interest in disturbing and unpleasant subjects, especially death and disease
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Not capable of being repaired, cured, regained, or undone
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As a ghost, similar to a ghost
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So bad as to be unable to be forgiven or excused
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Arousing or meriting strong disgust, aversion, or displeasure
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Defiantly aggressive or bad-tempered
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Adverb
To a very large great
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“Her voice was deadly calm.”
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Adverb for no longer alive
“The dead soldiers were honored for their courage and valor.”
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Adverb for lacking emotion, sympathy, or sensitivity
“He knew that he really needed to have a shower, but he felt dead to the world.”
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Adverb for feeling tired, fatigued or weary
“I am feeling absolutely dead after a grueling, high-intensity workout.”
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Adverb for no longer in use
“This archaic language is effectively dead and is studied only by a few dedicated scholars.”
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Adverb for physically broken or no longer functioning
“The juicer was dead and I began panicking about how I was going to get all that green goodness into me.”
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Adverb for lacking energy, liveliness or animation
“You've got a fast car, and I've got a plan to get us out of this dead little town.”
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Adverb for devoid of life or activity
“The building has provided an injection of urbanity to what at the time was a dead wasteland.”
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Adverb for unsuitable for, or inconducive to, growing crops or vegetation
“The land was dead and would not produce any more crops.”
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Adverb for physically numb and incapable of feeling
“I had a dead arm from sleeping on it when I turned onto my side.”
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