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  • adj. superlative form of dead: most dead.; most dead.

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Examples

  • It was the deadest place, the _deadest_ place in the world -- all white under the sun it lay there like the bleached bones of some animal picked clean long ago by the birds.

    The Dark Forest

  • His Thesis, on the French Revolution, was noteworthy in college annals, not merely for its painstaking and voluminous accuracy, but for the fact that it was the dryest, deadest, most formal, and most orthodox screed ever written on the subject.

    SOUTH OF THE SLOT

  • At the deadest moment of the Depression a new strain of tenancy was established when at one point, arriving all within months of the first, a certain clannish rabble of snuffling, unsavory, lumpy-looking types took rooms of the cheapest sort.

    Abomination at the Shilkie

  • At the time, critics reviewed the film poorly and Roger Ebert called it the “deadest, dullest blockbuster ever made,” but I know that is not a valid claim as of today.

    Top 10 Aviation Movies » Scene-Stealers

  • French Revolution was noteworthy in college annals, not merely for its painstaking and voluminous accuracy, but for the fact that it was the dryest, deadest, most formal, and most orthodox screed ever written on the subject.

    SOUTH OF THE SLOT

  • Now, we're in the deadest period of a national team's four-year cycle, and although many of the regulars will be in uniform on this international fixture date, little intrigue surrounds the American squad, from the coach to the roster (other than newcomers Jermaine Jones and Eric Lichaj).

    U.S. national soccer team ticket update for friendlies against Poland at Soldier Field and Colombia at PPL Park

  • But first, in the key areas of foreign and economic policy, he surrounded himself with the old crew, the deadest of heads, and the stalest Washington thinking around.

    Tom Engelhardt: Handicapping the Global Midterms: Winners and Losers

  • Either way, it's the deadest sea I've ever sailed on, with little more than oil rigs, jellyfish and sea snakes.

    The U.N.'s Ocean Death Panel

  • "From our perspective, he's beating the deadest of dead horses," Donaghy said of Cuccinelli.

    UPDATED: Climate scientist says Cuccinelli subpoena attempt an 'abuse of office'

  • The effect of this is like having the action and dialogue read to you by James Earl Jones–and all the explanations and data read by Ben Stein in his deadest monotone.

    BOOK VIEW CAFE BLOG » Writers on Writing: the Dreaded Data-Dump

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