Definitions

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  • adv. In a lethal manner, in manner which is or will be fatal.

Etymologies

lethal +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But, eloquence and diction will not get Obama very far in the rugged terrain that he has rightly called lethally dangerous for America and the world.

    Akbar Ahmed: With Obama at the World's "Most Dangerous Place"

  • Residents animatedly engage in their daily gossip over shots of lethally strong Arabica in one of the many cafes that dot the elegant squares and side streets.

    Navigating Through Colombia

  • The outstanding performance, however, comes from Hermione Norris who plays the second wife, Ruth, as a figure of lethally cold-hearted elegance.

    Blithe Spirit – review

  • ** The synergies of the Global Fund's current programs with maternal, newborn, and child health are extremely powerful, for example, in breaking mother-to-child transmission of AIDS through effective prenatal care and safe delivery; ensuring presumptive anti-malaria treatment to pregnant mothers; and controlling several worm infections that interact lethally with AIDS, TB, and malaria.

    The MDG Advocates: Replenish the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria

  • In the sensational second season of FX's tangy, twangy crime drama, the lethally charming U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens Timothy Olyphant meets his match — in Emmy winner Margo Martindale's monstrously ruthless Kentucky mountain matriarch Mags Bennett.

    Matt Roush's Top 10 (And Then Some) of 2011

  • When Dawson gave me that lethally sexy cowboy grin, I knew I was totally hosed.

    Mercy Kill

  • And Awlaki, working with Samir Khan in the production of Inspire magazine, became lethally focused on persuading young American and British Muslims to remain in their countries as "truth-seeking traitors," while prodding them with practical lessons on how to hit soft targets sniping attacks on highways, restaurant bombings and advice on acquiring chemical and biological weapons for use against our cities.

    Scott Atran: How Killing Awlaki Affects America, Al Qaeda, and the Arab Spring

  • But will Zane strike as swiftly and lethally as the cobra that is his second form?

    WEEKLY BOOK RELEASES FOR JANUARY 10TH | Open Society Book Club Discussions and Reviews

  • "Now I've got you in the undertow," singer-guitarists Emily Kokal and Theresa Wayman chime, in voices sweet and lethally seductive.

    Warpaint: The Fool - review

  • Shakespeare's insults, muscular abuse and common profanities enrich his plays like a lethally merry feast.

    John Heilpern

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