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It Has 6 letters ( d e a d l y )         2 vowels ( e a )         4 consonants ( d d l y )         Word on the contrary yldaed

Which the Definition/Meaning of deadly in categoryENGLISH - RELATED TERMS
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* dead

Which the Definition/Meaning of deadly in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Old English _dēadlīċ_ (adj.), _dēadlīċe_ (adv.), corresponding to _dead_ +‎ _-ly_. Cognate with Dutch _dodelijk_, German _tödlich_.

Old English dēadlīċ (adj.), dēadlīċe (adv.), corresponding to dead +‎ -ly. Cognate with Dutch dodelijk, German tödlich.

Which the Definition/Meaning of deadly in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* IPA(key): /ˈdɛdli/

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛdli/

Which the Definition/Meaning of deadly in categoryENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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DEADLY (_comparative_ DEADLIER _or_ MORE DEADLY, _superlative_ DEADLIEST _or_ MOST DEADLY) * (obsolete) Subject to death; mortal. * 1485, Thomas Malory, _Le Morte Darthur_, Book XVII, chapter xxij: And whan he cam to the sacrament of the masse / and had done / anone he called Galahad and sayd to hym come forthe the seruaunt of Ihesu cryst and thou shalt see that thou hast moche desyred to see / & thenne he beganne to tremble ryght hard / whan the DEDELY flesshe beganne to beholde the spyrytuel thynges * Wyclif Bible, Romans i. 23 The image of a DEADLY man. * Causing death; lethal. * Aiming or willing to destroy; implacable; desperately hostile. _DEADLY enemies_ * William Shakespeare (1564-1616) Thy assailant is quick, skillful, and DEADLY. * (by extension) Very accurate (of aiming with a bow, firearm, etc.). * 1879, Richard Jefferies, _The Amateur Poacher_, chapter1: But then I had the [massive] flintlock by me for protection. ¶ […] The linen-press and a chest on the top of it formed, however, a very good gun-carriage; and, thus mounted, aim could be taken out of the window

deadly (comparative deadlier or more deadly, superlative deadliest or most deadly)

  1. (obsolete) Subject to death; mortal.
  2. Causing death; lethal.
  3. Aiming or willing to destroy; implacable; desperately hostile.
    deadly enemies
  4. (by extension) Very accurate (of aiming with a bow, firearm, etc.).
Which the Definition/Meaning of deadly in categoryENGLISH - ADVERB
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DEADLY (_comparative_ MORE DEADLY, _superlative_ MOST DEADLY) * (obsolete) Fatally, mortally. * 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, _Essays_, Folio Society, 2006, p.16: perceiving himselfe DEADLY wounded by a shot received in his body, being by his men perswaded to come off and retire himselfe from out the throng, answered, he would not now so neere his end, begin to turn his face from his enemie * In a way which suggests death. _Her face suddenly became DEADLY white._ * Extremely. _DEADLY weary_ — Orrery. _so DEADLY cunning a man_ — Arbuthnot. TRANSLATIONS

deadly (comparative more deadly, superlative most deadly)

  1. (obsolete) Fatally, mortally.
  2. In a way which suggests death.
    Her face suddenly became deadly white.
  3. Extremely.
    deadly wearyOrrery.
    so deadly cunning a man — Arbuthnot.

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