Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Having the semblance or suggestion of death. deathlike.

Part of speech: adverb

Like death.

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Usage examples "deathly":

  1. White peaks and snow- fields were wrapped in deathly silence: there was not even the howl of a prowling wolf or the splash of falling water. - "Prescott of Saskatchewan", Harold Bindloss.
  2. Miriam, her worst suspicions confirmed, had turned deathly pale. - "A Woman's Burden", Fergus Hume.
  3. What a deathly mistake for all of us! - "The Dark Star", Robert W. Chambers.