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Lethal vs. Mortiferous

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Lethaladjective

Deadly; mortal; fatal.

Mortiferousadjective

Causing spiritual death.

Lethalnoun

Any weapon that causes death.

Mortiferousadjective

Causing physical death; deadly, fatal, lethal.

Lethalnoun

(genetics) An allele that causes the death of the organism that carries it.

Mortiferousadjective

Bringing or producing death; deadly; destructive; as, a mortiferous herb.

Lethalnoun

(chemistry) One of the higher alcohols of the paraffine series obtained from spermaceti as a white crystalline solid.

Lethalnoun

One of the higher alcohols of the paraffine series obtained from spermaceti as a white crystalline solid. It is so called because it occurs in the ethereal salt of lauric acid.

Lethaladjective

Deadly; mortal; fatal.

Lethaladjective

of an instrument of certain death;

‘deadly poisons’; ‘lethal weapon’; ‘a lethal injection’;

Lethaladjective

sufficient to cause death

‘a lethal cocktail of drink and pills’;

Lethaladjective

very harmful or destructive

‘the Krakatoa eruption was the most lethal on record’;

Lethaladjective

(in a sporting context) very accurate or skilful

‘a lethal drop-shot’;

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