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adjective as in deadly

adjective as in deathlike

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Finally, he reaches the beach with a limp, corpselike lad—the last of the rescued crew.

Phillotson trembled, and his naturally pale face acquired a corpselike sharpness in its lines.

The expression of Jude's corpselike face in the watery lamplight was indeed as if he saw people where there was nobody.

Cousin Alfred turned a corpselike green; he froze in his tracks; his eyes rolled in their sockets.

"Petered at last," grunted Madden, staring at the corpselike face in dull speculation.


On this page you'll find 170 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to corpselike, such as: ghastly, ashen, dead, deadened, deathful, and deathlike.

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