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1. deadly

adjective. ['ˈdɛdli'] causing or capable of causing death.

Synonyms

  • fatal
  • deathly

Antonyms

  • ecdemic
  • endemic
  • wholesome

Etymology

  • deadlic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Deadly

  • smedley
  • redley
  • pedley
  • medley
  • hedley
  • headley
  • edley

How do you pronounce deadly?

Pronounce deadly as ˈdɛdli.

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Sentences with deadly


1. Adverb
It cannot be used with other cleaners such as ammonia, as contact can released deadly chlorine gas.

2. Adjective
A baton is not considered by Arizona law to be a deadly weapon.

Quotes about deadly


1. Ever had a flying burrito hit you? Well, it's a deadly projectile, right up there with cannonballs and grenades.
- Rick Riordan, The Titan's Curse

2. The most deadly fruit is borne by the hatred which one grafts on an extinguished friendship.
- Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

3. There is no trap so deadly as the trap you set for yourself.
- Raymond Chandler, Long Goodbye

2. deadly

adjective. ['ˈdɛdli'] of an instrument of certain death.

Synonyms

  • fatal

Antonyms

  • beneficent
  • sanely

Etymology

  • deadlic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. deadly

adverb. ['ˈdɛdli'] (used as intensives) extremely.

Synonyms

  • deucedly
  • insanely
  • madly

Antonyms

  • nonreligious person
  • follower
  • bad guy
  • partisan

Etymology

  • deadlic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. deadly

adjective. ['ˈdɛdli'] exceedingly harmful.

Synonyms

  • pestilent
  • noxious
  • baneful

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • deadlic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. deadly

adjective. ['ˈdɛdli'] extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom.

Synonyms

  • virulent
  • venomous

Antonyms

  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert

Etymology

  • deadlic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. deadly

adverb. ['ˈdɛdli'] as if dead.

Antonyms

  • member

Etymology

  • deadlic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. deadly

adjective. ['ˈdɛdli'] involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death.

Synonyms

  • mortal

Antonyms

  • adult
  • loser

Etymology

  • deadlic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. deadly

adjective. ['ˈdɛdli'] (of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect.

Antonyms

  • harmless

Etymology

  • deadlic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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