murderously

murderous

[mur-der-uhs]
adjective
1.
of the nature of or involving murder: a murderous deed.
2.
guilty of, bent on, or capable of murder.
3.
extremely difficult, dangerous, or unpleasant: murderous heat.

Origin:
1525–35; murder + -ous

murderously, adverb
murderousness, noun
nonmurderous, adjective
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murderous (ˈmɜːdərəs)
 
adj
1.  intending, capable of, or guilty of murder
2.  informal very dangerous, difficult, or unpleasant: a murderous road
 
'murderously
 
adv
 
'murderousness
 
n

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murderous
1530s, from murder + -ous.
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