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mortiferous

[mawr-tif-er-uh s] /mɔrˈtɪf ər əs/
adjective
1.
deadly; fatal.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; < Latin mortiferus death-bearing, equivalent to morti- (stem of mors) death + -ferus -ferous
Related forms
mortiferousness, noun
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