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death·ly / ˈde[unvoicedth]lē/ • adj. (-li·er , -li·est ) resembling or suggestive of death: a deathly hush she felt deathly cold. ∎ archaic , poetic/lit. of, relating to, or causing death: an eagle carrying a snake in its deathly grasp.

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