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Definition of Deadly


  1. Capable of causing death; mortal; fatal; destructive; certain or likely to cause death; as, a deadly blow or wound.
  2. Aiming or willing to destroy; implacable; desperately hostile; flagitious; as, deadly enemies.
  3. Subject to death; mortal.
  4. In a manner resembling, or as if produced by, death.
  5. In a manner to occasion death; mortally.
  6. In an implacable manner; destructively.
  7. Extremely.

Deadly Quotations

There are two kinds of pride, both good and bad. 'Good pride' represents our dignity and self-respect. 'Bad pride' is the deadly sin of superiority that reeks of conceit and arrogance.
John C. Maxwell

For just a few dollars a dose, vaccines save lives and help reduce poverty. Unlike medical treatment, they provide a lifetime of protection from deadly and debilitating disease. They are safe and effective. They cut healthcare and treatment costs, reduce the number of hospital visits, and ensure healthier children, families and communities.
Seth Berkley

The Cold War isn't thawing; it is burning with a deadly heat. Communism isn't sleeping; it is, as always, plotting, scheming, working, fighting.
Richard M. Nixon

All the seven deadly sins are man's true nature. To be greedy. To be hateful. To have lust. Of course, you have to control them, but if you're made to feel guilty for being human, then you're going to be trapped in a never-ending sin-and-repent cycle that you can't escape from.
Marilyn Manson

And why not death rather than living torment? To die is to be banish'd from myself; And Silvia is myself: banish'd from her Is self from self: a deadly banishment!
William Shakespeare
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Deadly Translations

deadly in Dutch is moorddadig, dodelijk
deadly in Latin is mactabilis, letalis, letifer
deadly in Portuguese is mortal
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