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See definition of deadliest on Dictionary.com
  • adj.causing end of life
  • adj.ghostly

synonyms for deadliest

  • bloody
  • carcinogenic
  • cruel
  • dangerous
  • destructive
  • fatal
  • harmful
  • lethal
  • malignant
  • mortal
  • murderous
  • noxious
  • pernicious
  • poisonous
  • savage
  • suicidal
  • toxic
  • violent
  • virulent
  • baleful
  • baneful
  • bloodthirsty
  • cannibalistic
  • death-dealing
  • deathly
  • deleterious
  • destroying
  • grim
  • homicidal
  • injurious
  • internecine
  • killing
  • mortiferous
  • pestiferous
  • pestilent
  • pestilential
  • ruthless
  • slaying
  • unrelenting
  • venomous

antonyms for deadliest

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  • benign
  • calm
  • gentle
  • harmless
  • healthy
  • helpful
  • kind
  • life-giving
  • nice
  • nonpoisonous
  • wholesome
  • animating
  • energizing
  • healthful
  • invigorating
  • lively
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How to use deadliest in a sentence

He, like all the other natives here, seems to hate Europeans as though they were his deadliest enemies.
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He knows the deadliest of all wearinesses—the weariness of the soul.
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Excess of starch, so my experience has convinced me, is the deadliest of all dietetic errors.
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He started up, and found one of the deadliest serpents of the country coiled up at his feet.
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My dear girl, can't you see that anybody else who wanted it as you do would be your rival, your deadliest danger?
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She has given respectability, security, and the means of sustenance and attack to her deadliest foe.
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It was the distinguishing mark of Morgan's Virginia Rangers, the deadliest sharpshooters in the world.
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Had he written her that secret message well knowing that he intended to kill the mysterious woman who was his deadliest enemy.
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Now does he feel real anxiety, for it is the duty of a Pilot to fear fog, his deadliest enemy.
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