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 Meanings and Examples of DEADLY
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deadly
 a.  fatal; lethal; causing or tending to cause death
Example Sentence: (167 in 12 pages)
1  He was charged with assault with a deadly weapon.
2  He was acquitted on charges of assault with a deadly weapon.
3  They took him to the station and booked him for assault with a deadly weapon.
4  Some mushrooms contain a deadly poison.
5  The terrorists parked the van with its deadly cargo in a dark alleyway.
6  It was deadly poison and if he drank it he'd probably die.
7  She suffered from a deadly disease.
8  She uses wit with deadly effect.
9  The female of the species is more deadly than the male.
10  The terrorists have chosen to play a deadly game with the civilian population.
11  Belladonna and red arsenic are deadly poisons.
12  The toad's skin secretes a deadly poison.
13  The first was a page so heavenly sweet -- so deadly sad -- that to read one line of it would dissolve my courage and break down my energy.
14  Fatal floods re a regular feature of the wet season in Indonesia, but they are becoming more common and more deadly as population pressure.
15  I can hurl tennis rackets at small moving objects with deadly accuracy.
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Of the two pills in that box one was of the most deadly poison, and the other was entirely harmless.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
2  It would be quite as deadly, and a good deal less noisy than firing across a handkerchief.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
3  A gander who had been privy to the plot had confessed his guilt to Squealer and immediately committed suicide by swallowing deadly nightshade berries.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
4  Whymper, his face deadly pale, came racing up the path on his bicycle, flung it down in the yard and rushed straight into the farmhouse.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
5  The most racking pangs succeeded: a grinding in the bones, deadly nausea, and a horror of the spirit that cannot be exceeded at the hour of birth or death.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE
6  And at the very moment of that vain-glorious thought, a qualm came over me, a horrid nausea and the most deadly shuddering.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE
7  That bereaved lady, fifteen years older than he, fell presently at deadly feud with her only relative, Lady Scadgers; and, partly to spite her ladyship, and partly to maintain herself, went out at a salary.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
8  He turned of a deadly hue, and a sudden horror seemed to fall upon him.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII
9  To this Observatory, then: a stern room, with a deadly statistical clock in it, which measured every second with a beat like a rap upon a coffin-lid; Louisa repaired on the appointed morning.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV
10  The deadly statistical clock very hollow.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV
11  The deadly statistical recorder in the Gradgrind observatory knocked every second on the head as it was born, and buried it with his accustomed regularity.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI
12  It was impossible to hush her; and it was deadly necessary to hold her, or she would have flung herself down the shaft.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
13  Finally, there arose betwixt Isaac and his satellites a deadly feud, concerning the quantity of wine and ale to be allowed for consumption at each meal.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
14  Beside this deadly apparatus stood four black slaves, whose colour and African features, then so little known in England, appalled the multitude, who gazed on them as on demons employed about their own diabolical exercises.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
15  She felt his experience had been deeper and wider than her own; much deeper and wider, and perhaps more deadly.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 8