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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)USING a mobile behind the wheel is as potentially lethal as drink-driving. The Sun (2016)They have been done for by a lethal combination of high house prices and the credit crunch. Times, Sunday Times (2008)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)The hospital confirmed she had taken a lethal dose. Christianity Today (2000)They add to research that shows how our lives are beset by contamination with potentially lethal bacteria. Times, Sunday Times (2010)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)
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British English: lethal ADJECTIVE
A substance that is lethal can kill people or animals.
...a lethal dose of sleeping pills.
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