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deadly

US [ˈdedli]
UK ['dedli]
  • adv.非常;极其
  • adj.(可能)致命的;极度的;十足的;彻底的
  • Web致死的;死一般的;不共戴天的
Comparative Degree:deadlier  Superlative:deadliest  
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adj.
1.
(可能)致命的,致死的causing or likely to cause death
a deadly weapon/disease
致命的武器╱疾病
deadly poison
剧毒
The cobra is one of the world's deadliest snakes.
眼镜蛇是世界上最致命的蛇类之一。
The terrorists have chosen to play a deadly game with the civilian population.
恐怖分子故意要同平民百姓玩死亡游戏。
2.
[obn]
极度的;十足的;彻底的extreme; complete
I'm in deadly earnest .
我是非常认真的。
We sat in deadly silence .
我们默不作声地坐着。
They are deadly enemies(= are full of hatred for each other) .
他们是不共戴天的仇敌。
3.
非常有效的;无法防御的extremely effective, so that no defence is possible
His aim is deadly(= so accurate that he can kill easily) .
他弹无虚发。
It was the deadly striker's 11th goal of the season.
这是杀手前锋本赛季的第 11 个进球。
4.
(informal)
枯燥的;令人厌烦的very boring
The lecture was absolutely deadly.
这讲座简直无聊透了。
adv.
1.
(informal)
极其;非常extremely
deadly serious/dull
极其严肃认真╱乏味

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