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Another word for deadly

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Adjective
  1. Causing or tending to cause death

    See also:

    live

  2. Gruesomely suggestive of ghosts or death

    See also:

    live

  3. Extremely destructive or harmful

    See also:

    help

Another word for deadly

Modifier
  1. Causing death

  2. Very tiresome

    See also:

    dull

Synonym Study

  • Lethal is applied to that which in its nature or purpose is a cause of death a lethal weapon, a lethal dose
  • Mortal implies that death has occurred or is about to occur and is applied to the immediate cause of death he has received a mortal blow
  • Fatal implies the inevitability or actual occurrence of death or disaster a fatal disease, a fatal mistake
  • Deadly is applied to a thing that can and probably (but not inevitably) will cause death a deadly poison