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Entry Word: deadly
Function: adjective
Text: likely to cause or capable of causing death <the doctors were alarmed about the outbreak of the deadly new virus>
Synonyms baleful, deathly, fatal, fell, killer, lethal, mortal, murderous, pestilent, vital
Related Words baneful, destructive, harmful, noxious, pernicious; poisonous, toxic, virulent; dangerous, grave, grievous, hazardous, jeopardizing, menacing, parlous, perilous, risky, serious, threatening, ugly, unhealthy, unsound; capital; bloody, internecine, sanguinary, sanguine
Near Antonyms beneficial, restorative; nonpoisonous, nontoxic, safe
Antonyms healthful, healthy, nonfatal, nonlethal, wholesome