Gruelle's story highlights the overlooked fact that leaving an abusive relationship can be lethal.
They were sent in to help educate villagers about how to ward off the lethal virus.
She later confessed to poring over botanical volumes in search of suitable poisons and scouring the woods for lethal mushrooms.
1580s, from Late Latin lethalis, alteration of Latin letalis "deadly, fatal," from letum "death," of uncertain origin. Form altered in Late Latin by association with lethe hydor "water of oblivion" in Hades in Greek mythology, from Greek lethe "forgetfulness."
lethal le·thal (lē'thəl)
Capable of causing death.
Of, relating to, or causing death.