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This is a potentially deadly disease.
Too many water changes can prove deadly to these delicate fish.
The police charged him with possession of a deadly weapon.
A deadly silence followed her announcement.
Don't say anything to anyone – this is meant to be a deadly secret.
It started as a joke, but soon they were fighting in deadly earnest.
The Australian captain is a deadly goal scorer.
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