How to use Lethal in a sentence

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  • The Watcher took a step back at his lethal tone.

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  • Hydrocyanic acid is a protoplasmic poison, directly lethal to all living tissues, whether in a plant or an animal.

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  • If his sudden stillness wasn't a warning, his purr turned to a low, lethal growl.

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  • A full head smaller than him, Darkyn was nonetheless the most lethal creature Gabriel had ever known.

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  • The unit of antitoxin in Ehrlich's new standard is the amount requisite to antagonize i oo times the minimum lethal dose of a particular toxin to a guinea-pig of 250 grm.

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  • Lean and youthful, he was unthreatening in appearance but the single most lethal creature Gabriel knew.

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  • In large toxic and in lethal doses the activity of the spinal cord is lowered.

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  • Whilst quinine possesses this power, however, it is far more potently lethal to a particular form of animal organism known as the plasmodium malariae.

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  • If you cause more damage, Darkyn said in a soft, lethal voice.

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  • His tone was soft but lethal.

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  • Deidre had never seen him like this, as a quietly commanding figure, capable of lethal force one moment and gentle kisses the next.

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  • It is also to be noted that, as in the case of poisons of known constitution, each toxin has a minimum lethal dose which is proportionate to the weight of the animal and which can be ascertained with a fair degree of accuracy.

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  • He kept his voice low, lethal, and stopped just short of their bodies touching.

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  • The patient who has swallowed a toxic or lethal dose of laudanum, for instance, usually passes at once into the narcotic state, without any prior excitement.

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  • The light in his eyes was lethal.

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  • With astonishing agility, the Grey God outmaneuvered lightening, weaving through the bursts of purple fire in a lethal dance.

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  • Jones is chased by South American aborigines, escapes death by blowdart, springs numerous lethal deathtraps and steals a horse to chase a truck convoy.

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  • She watched him move, his swordplay as graceful and fluid as it was lethal.

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  • As sweet as she is, I almost wish I'd given her something a little less lethal.

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  • The scary, confusing world she.d entered weeks before crystallized and grew clear as she watched the lethal battle.

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  • He'd taught her a few things during the two weeks he toyed with her, among them, how to combine her flexibility and speed into something more lethal.

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  • It is by no means the most powerful poison known, for such an alkaloid as pseud-aconitine, which is lethal in dose of about 1/200 of a grain, is some hundreds of times more toxic, but prussic acid is by far the most rapid poison known, a single inhalation of it producing absolutely instantaneous death.

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  • They are based on the experimental toxic, as distinguished from lethal dose.

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  • For example, the amount necessary to neutralize five times the lethal dose being determined, twenty times that amount will neutralize a hundred times the lethal dose.

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  • If such were the condition there would always be a certain amount both of free toxin and of free antitoxin in the mixture, and in this case also considerably more than a dose of toxin would have to be added to a " neutral mixture " before the amount of free toxin was increased by a dose, that is, before the mixture became lethal.

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  • Her conviction wilted as she stepped from her room into the living room to find the black-clad death dealer seated in an armchair, facing the door as if on guard, with a lethal black sword across his lap.

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  • He stated that he wished his deputies to respond to the threat of lethal violence with "disconcerting alacrity."

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  • She was given a lethal dose of potassium chloride.

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  • The distinguishing feature of all arthropods is the chitinous exoskeleton (Barnes, 1987 ), thus teflubenzuron is lethal to them all.

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  • In the wrong hands these can also prove lethal.

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  • Kahn found high levels of lethal toxins in Frost's fatty tissue.

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  • It would appear that your car has positive camber on the rear which is lethal.

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  • Adolf Hitler used Blondi to make sure cyanide capsules were lethal.

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  • The most common form of sudden cardiac arrest is due to ventricular fibrillation - a rapid, chaotic, lethal rhythm of the heart.

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  • Things look bad for Julie when her worst enemy forces her to drink a potentially lethal cocktail.

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  • They produce dioxins, among the most lethal known substances.

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  • They soon discover they just did... ' For lots of lethal violence involving high-tech weaponry.

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  • A nurse was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment after breaking into a hospital computer and altering a patient's prescription to a lethal dose.

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  • Parke controls most of the rallies, but Jonathan succeeds to place a few lethal backhand drop shots to equalize at 6/6.

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  • In the past distress flares, which can be lethal in the wrong hands, have been taken.

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  • The grenade, tho less powerful than a standard fragmentation grenade, has a lethal radius of 5m.

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  • That black gunk is lethal, and ought to incapacitate anybody.

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  • Lethal Vehicles - Gamers control menacing Battle Walkers that stalk the land and futuristic gunships that patrol the skies.

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  • They are due to be killed by lethal injection in a few weeks time.

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  • The researchers ' next step was to make this peptide lethal by attaching it to another peptide that promoted cell suicide.

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  • The aim is to prevent potentially lethal weapons falling into the hands of children.

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  • It also concentrates heat in one area with possibly lethal consequences for the pulp.

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  • This is the best way to catch malaria, a sometimes lethal disease which has not ceased to be omnipresent in Ivory Coast.

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  • Unbeknownst to either of them, a killer had dropped a highly lethal addition into Harriet's cold drink.

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  • It's a pretty lethal weapon in inexperienced hands.

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  • The standoff between India and Pakistan over who owns the mountainous Kashmir region remains lethal.

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  • Should it aggravate a disorder, it becomes lethal.

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  • He looks lethal whenever he has the ball at the moment.

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  • At the end of that adaptation period, it turns lethal.

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  • They think i'm spending and the administering lethal injections.

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  • This covers both physician assisted suicide and the situation of giving a lethal injection to an incompetent patient.

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  • Left to his own devices he would have exported far greater quantities of lethal materiel to both Iran and Iraq.

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  • An Appeal A ban is called for on that ' lethal ' chemical - dihydrogen monoxide.

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  • There is no known case of a lethal overdose.

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  • Like the terrain around the Upas tree No Man's Land was scourged, swept incessantly by fire and lethal poisons.

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  • Several other lethal plant species, including ragwort and hemlock, will be on display.

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  • There is now word that someone tried to send a letter to the White House laced with the lethal poison ricin.

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  • Every fourth clone born is either stillborn or suffers from a lethal defect.

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  • These aircraft are equipped with a considerable array of accurate and lethal weapons.

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  • Towns are rife with gang warfare and the weapons of choice are all manner of armored vehicles, fully equipped with various lethal weaponry.

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  • Quick, lethal, and so savage you'll shit yourself at the keyboard.

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  • This produces a highly reactive form of the oxygen, termed singlet oxygen, which causes lethal destruction within the cancer cell.

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  • Health risks Sniffing these substances can be lethal or cause long-term damage.

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  • Had they been filled with their intended beverage, they would have been a hundred times more lethal than any splurge gun.

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  • One particularly lethal offender is Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP), a disease that is brought on by a mutation of a feline enteric coronavirus.

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  • The dry form is equally lethal, but manifests itself through diarrhea and weakness without the fluid collection in the abdomen.

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  • An ear mite can be mildly to severely irritating for your cat, but it poses no lethal threat.

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  • A rattlesnake is entirely natural, but it can be lethal.

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  • The difference in success rates can be attributed to the fact that men tend to use firearms, while women gravitate towards less lethal methods such as overdosing on prescription medications.

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  • Many people are not aware of this lethal consequence to drinking, especially college students.

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  • Here are some other effects of drinking and driving that could lead to a lethal crash.

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  • In addition to the home tour, you'll cruise past many sites of movie magic, like the house that "exploded" in Lethal Weapon and the fire escape where Julia Roberts and Richard Gere sealed the deal in Pretty Woman.

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  • Mel Gibson has also become a successful producer and director, beginning with the first Lethal Weapon film.

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  • An autopsy revealed she died from an accidental overdose of sleeping pills, which were lethal when combined with the other prescription drugs she took.

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  • Murray is being charged with involuntary manslaughter, accused of prescribing the lethal drug cocktail that eventually killed the pop singer.

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  • Mel Gibson soared to the A-list as an affable cinematic heavyweight with starring roles in Mad Max and Lethal Weapon, as well as directing and producing credits for Braveheart and The Passion of the Christ.

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  • Some species of palm are susceptible to diseases, such as Lethal Yellowing, that cannot be treated.

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  • But that's almost why we need to escape the reality of speeding tickets and unnecessary lethal accidents, and enter into the fictional world of Need for Speed Underground for the Nintendo GameCube.

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  • Biliary atresia is the most common lethal liver disease in children, occurring once every 10,000 to 15,000 live births.

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  • Kernicterus-A potentially lethal disease of newborns caused by excessive accumulation of the bile pigment bilirubin in tissues of the central nervous system.

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  • For example, cisapride (Propulsid) was pulled from the market because of safety concerns about lethal drug interactions.

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  • A lethal dose of iron is in the range of 200-250 mg iron/kg body weight, meaning that a child who accidentally eats 20 or more iron tablets may die as a result of iron poisoning.

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  • Sometimes called the lethal form, type II is the most severe form of OI.

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  • Frequently, OI type II is lethal at or shortly after birth, often as a result of respiratory problems.

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  • Research reported in 1991 found that gang access to firearms "led to lethal violence in circumstances that might otherwise have been settled with less-than lethal means."

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  • However, consuming even a very small amount of the toxin can result in serious illness or death because of lethal neurological complications.

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  • The extra chromosome is lethal for most babies born with this condition.

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  • Many more brain anomalies are not lethal.

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  • Polydactyly and syndactyly are usually isolated conditions, meaning the child will have no other birth defects; however, both are also found in many complex and sometimes lethal groups of anomalies or syndromes.

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  • The garage can be a lethal place for small children.

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  • He wiped all of their memories knowing that the droids would learn lethal battle techniques rather than rely on stored programs.

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  • The official explanation was suicide via a lethal cocktail of alcohol and barbiturates, but Linda always maintained that Sally was either kidnapped or killed.

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  • He cemented his action-adventure hero status with the Lethal Weapon series in the 'eighties, while branching out into romantic lead with such titles as Mrs. Soffel and The Year of Living Dangerously.

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  • He went on to direct the Lethal Weapon series in the eighties and nineties.

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  • The audience quickly learned that as the Terminator this cyborg was lethal and almost unstoppable.

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  • Natural drugs or not, overdose can be lethal.

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  • She rolled her eyes at his twisted sense of humor, which normally teetered on lethal.

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  • Its back reached her shoulder, and it moved with restrained, lethal power.

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  • Kiera would never agree to marry someone in so short of a time, but to agree in any amount of time to a man as lethal in appearance as this?

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  • For their sake, Xander subdued the lethal instinct that made him want to snatch Jessi, haul her away somewhere quiet and do whatever it took to pull the truth from her.

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  • A large lethal dose kills by this action, but the minimum lethal dose by its combined action on the respiration and the heart.

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  • So valuable are certain of the properties of atropine that it is often desirable to give doses of one-twentieth or onetenth of a grain; but these will never be ventured upon by the practitioner who is ignorant of the great interval between the minimum toxic and the minimum lethal dose.

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  • Do not employ such physiological antagonists as pilocarpine or morphine, for the lethal actions of all these drugs exhibit not mutual antagonism but coincidence.

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  • Some drugs given in excess are poisons to all forms of protoplasm, but when given in doses much short of the lethal they usually exhibit a distinct tendency to affect specially, and at an early period, certain organs or tissues, and hence result differences in action; others may act only on certain organs, leaving the others practically untouched.

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  • This program brings together expert teams in different disciplines to research the lethal arrhythmia of VF through analysis of ECGs.

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  • At any given time, a lethal reaction can occur from insect bites.

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  • A toxic dose causes unpleasant symptoms, but in certain cases, such as this, it may require very many times a toxic dose to produce the lethal effect.

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