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Corpselike vs. Deathly

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Corpselikeadjective

Resembling a corpse.

Deathlyadjective

Appearing as though dead, or on the verge of death.

‘He has a deathly pallor.’;

Deathlyadjective

Deadly, fatal, causing death.

Deathlyadjective

Extreme.

‘He has a deathly fear of crocodiles.’;

Deathlyadverb

In a way that resembles death.

‘He was deathly pale.’;

Deathlyadverb

Extremely, dreadfully.

‘The water was deathly cold.’; ‘He was deathly afraid of crocodiles.’;

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Deathlyadjective

Deadly; fatal; mortal; destructive.

Deathlyadverb

Deadly; as, deathly pale or sick.

Deathlyadjective

having the physical appearance of death;

‘a deathly pallor’;

Deathlyadjective

causing or capable of causing death;

‘a fatal accident’; ‘a deadly enemy’; ‘mortal combat’; ‘a mortal illness’;

Deathlyadverb

in the manner of death;

‘he was deathly pale’;

Deathlyadjective

resembling or suggestive of death

‘his face was deathly pale’; ‘a deathly hush fell over the breakfast table’;

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Deathlyadjective

relating to or causing death

‘an eagle carrying a snake in its deathly grasp’;

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