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Lethal 1100 Words You Need Week 14 Day 3

Lethal 1100 Words You Need

Lethal 1100 Words You Need

/ˈliː.θəl/ (adj)

extremely dangerous and causing death, deadly, terminal, killing, fatal, mortal, poisonous, virulent, harmful, toxic, disastrous, ruinous, malignant:

Non-lethal weapons, also called less-lethal weapons, are weapons intended to be less likely to kill a living target than conventional weapons such as knives and firearms. It is often understood that unintended or incidental casualties are risked wherever force is applied, but non-lethal weapons try to minimize the risk as much as possible.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org

Lethal injection is the virtually the universal method of execution in the United States, with 20 of the 22 executions carried out during 2019 being by this method. Of the 1,512 executions in the USA to the end of 2019, 1,330 have been by lethal injection, including those of 12 women.

Source: http://www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/

The most toxic recreational drugs, such as GHB (gamma-hydroxybutyrate) and heroin, have a lethal dose less than 10 times their typical effective dose. The largest cluster of substances has a lethal dose that is 10 to 20 times the effective dose: These include cocaine, MDMA (methylenedioxymethamphetamine, often called “ecstasy”) and alcohol.

Antonyms: benign, harmless

Noun: lethality, lethalness

Adverb: lethally

Farsi: کشنده

French: mortelle

Urdu: مہلک

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