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dead

adverb
 
 
/ded/
informal extremely or completely: UK The exam was dead easy. US His advice was dead wrong.Complete and wholeVery and extreme
be dead set against sth/doing sth to oppose something strongly: My parents were dead set against us getting married.Opposing and against
stop dead to suddenly stop moving or doing somethingStaying and remainingWaiting
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