deadlier deadlier  /ˈdɛd li ər/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) causing or capable of causing death
  2. (adj) of an instrument of certain death
  3. (adj) extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom
  4. (adj) involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death
  5. (adj) exceedingly harmful
  6. (adj) (of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect
  7. (adv) as if dead
  8. (adv) (used as intensives) extremely

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Even deadlier are the side effects of war, the scars left by years of brutality that disfigure Congo's society and infrastructure.
  2. But over the past few months an even deadlier threat has emerged.
  3. Usually deadlier than the professional torch is the psychopathic amateur who burns once for strictly personal reasons such as jealousy or revenge.

News

  1. Manning's defense wins objection on evidence

    A video of a U.S. Apache helicopter attack leaked by Pfc. Bradley Manning revealed sensitive information that could help enemies plan deadlier assaults, according to a Pentagon official's statement read Wednesday at the soldier's court-martial.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Army Times

  2. Pentagon official testifies at Manning's trial

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — A video of a U.S. Apache helicopter attack leaked by Pfc. Bradley Manning revealed sensitive information that could help enemies plan deadlier assaults, according to a Pentagon official's statement read Wednesday at the soldier's court-martial.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. The Irrationality of Giving Up This Much Liberty to Fight Terror

    When confronted by far deadlier threats, Americans are much less willing to cede freedom and privacy.        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Atlantic

Quotes

  1. "Either we're serious about fighting the war on terror or we're not," Cheney said. "Either we believe that there are individuals out there doing everything they can to try to launch more attacks, to try to get ever deadlier weapons to use...
    on Dec 26, 2005 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: Executive Intelligence Review (EIR)

  2. "We liked the quick pace," said Davis. "We have guys that can open it up from the outside. The quicker pace we play the deadlier we are."
    on Feb 11, 2009 By: Baron Davis Source: Sports Network

  3. "We know that the terrorists seek an even deadlier technology," Bush said. "And if they acquire chemical, biological or nuclear weapons, we have no doubt they will use them to cause even greater harm."
    on Jul 21, 2004 By: President Bush Source: Washington Post

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