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English definition of “deathly”


adjective, adverb     /ˈdeθ.li/
extreme in a way that is unpleasant : After he had spoken , a deathly silence / hush fell on the room . She went deathly pale .Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
(Definition of deathly adjectiveadverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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