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mortiferous

[ mawr-tif-er-uhs ]
/ mɔrˈtɪf ər əs /
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adjective
deadly; fatal.
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Origin of mortiferous

1525–35; <Latin mortiferus death-bearing, equivalent to morti- (stem of mors) death + -ferus-ferous

OTHER WORDS FROM mortiferous

mor·tif·er·ous·ness, noun
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