- lethal chamber,
- lethal dose,
- lethal factor,
- lethal gene,
- lethal midline granuloma
Origin of lethal
Examples from the Web for lethal
But others say a still-unidentified man likely fired the round that caused a lethal head wound.Exclusive: Bin Laden ‘Shooter’ Under Investigation for Leaking Secrets|Shane Harris|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After World War I, unions began their losing and lethal battle with textile owners across the South.Glenn Beck Is Now Selling Hipster Clothes. Really.|Ana Marie Cox|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Servin is a rarity: A cop who is being tried for his lethal actions.
Here are just a few of the most egregious uses of lethal force by Chicago police.
“Here the implementation of lethal force was a reasonable response under the circumstances,” she said.Worse Than Eric Garner: Cops Who Got Away With Killing Autistic Men and Little Girls|Emily Shire|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I did not myself know whether our lethal weapons would avail us anything.Dracula|Bram Stoker
And those three million policemen, armed with lethal and legal weapons, are inflexibly and unalterably for no change.Germany and the Germans|Price Collier
He felt the same gnawing anxiety, that is experienced by one whom doctors have sentenced to a lethal operation.The Nebuly Coat|John Meade Falkner
Gas fired in shells was of two sorts, lethal and non-lethal.
Those who had no rifles were provided with all sorts of lethal weapons.Gun running for Casement in the Easter rebellion, 1916|Karl Spindler
Word Origin for lethal
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."