DEATHLY (_comparative_ DEATHLIER _or_ MORE DEATHLY, _superlative_ DEATHLIEST _or_ MOST DEATHLY)
* Appearing as though dead, or on the verge of death.
He has a DEATHLY pallor.
* Fatal, causing death.
He has a DEATHLY fear of crocodiles.
DEATHLY (_comparative_ MORE DEATHLY, _superlative_ MOST DEATHLY)
* In a way that resembles death.
He was DEATHLY pale.
* Extremely, dreadfully.
The water was DEATHLY cold.
He was DEATHLY afraid of crocodiles.