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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dead·ly /ˈdɛdli/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 dead·ly /ˈdɛdlɪ/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 dead·ly a.
 1. Capable of causing death; mortal; fatal; destructive; certain or likely to cause death; as, a deadly blow or wound.
 2. Aiming or willing to destroy; implacable; desperately hostile; flagitious; as, deadly enemies.
    Thy assailant is quick, skillful, and deadly.   --Shak.
 3. Subject to death; mortal. [Obs.]
    The image of a deadly man.   --Wyclif (Rom. i. 23).
 Deadly nightshade Bot., a poisonous plant; belladonna. See under Nightshade.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 dead·ly, adv.
 1. In a manner resembling, or as if produced by, death; deathly. Deadly pale.”
 2. In a manner to occasion death; mortally.
    The groanings of a deadly wounded man.   --Ezek. xxx. 24.
 3. In an implacable manner; destructively.
 4. Extremely. [Obs.] Deadly weary.” --Orrery. “So deadly cunning a man.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: causing or capable of causing death; "a fatal accident"; "a
             deadly enemy"; "mortal combat"; "a mortal illness"
             [syn: deathly, mortal]
      2: of an instrument of certain death; "deadly poisons"; "lethal
         weapon"; "a lethal injection" [syn: lethal]
      3: extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom; "venomous
         snakes"; "a virulent insect bite" [syn: venomous, virulent]
      4: involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death; "the
         seven deadly sins" [syn: mortal(a)]
      5: exceedingly harmful [syn: baneful, pernicious, pestilent]
      6: (of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect
      adv 1: as if dead [syn: lifelessly]
      2: as if produced by death; "deadly pale"; "a deadly paralytic
      3: (used as intensives) extremely; "she was madly in love";
         "deadly dull"; "deadly earnest"; "deucedly clever";
         "insanely jealous" [syn: madly, insanely, deucedly,
      [also: deadliest, deadlier]