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This is a potentially lethal misconception. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When they are wrongly adjusted, these lights are potentially lethal. Times, Sunday Times (2017)An incoming tide, sand bars and breeze is a lethal combination for such people of little swimming ability. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Alternative execution methods have been tried in recent years after European companies cut off the supply of drugs used in lethal injections. Times, Sunday Times (2016)USING a mobile behind the wheel is as potentially lethal as drink-driving. The Sun (2016)He admitted intentionally preparing a lethal dose of morphine capable of encouraging or assisting the suicide of his father during a hearing at Guildford crown court yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have been done for by a lethal combination of high house prices and the credit crunch. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He died peacefully moments after taking a lethal drug. The Sun (2015)Today the consumer can buy and use a wide variety of potentially lethal chemicals. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)We are trying to get something which is lethal. The Sun (2013)Over nearly a quarter of a century he targeted his elderly patients with lethal injections. The Sun (2016)The hospital confirmed she had taken a lethal dose. Christianity Today (2000)The most common method they use is an injection of a lethal drug combination. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Crystal meth is one of the most lethal drugs around. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They add to research that shows how our lives are beset by contamination with potentially lethal bacteria. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They would so much rather be showing me something lethal with a night sight. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He came within five days of execution by lethal injection before he was freed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Not quite a lethal dose of chemistry but not far off. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The combination is lethal for arts subjects. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The doses they could experience would potentially be lethal in a very short period of time. The Sun (2011)That smile and that honeyed baritone make a lethal combination. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And to place within clinical practice the lethal drugs for those who want help to kill themselves seems to me particularly pernicious. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What the city needs is a short-lived but helpfully lethal bout of something infectious. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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British English: lethal ADJECTIVE
A substance that is lethal can kill people or animals.
...a lethal dose of sleeping pills.
Definition of lethal from the Collins English Dictionary
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