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Deadly

deadly adj

dead·li·er
-est
: likely to cause or capable of causing death
;also
: dangerous NOTE: Deadly and dangerous are sometimes used interchangeably, esp. in connection with weapons or instruments.



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.