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deadly dull

Very boring. It seems that Ernie can make any topic deadly dull—he's just doesn't have any personality.
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deadly dull

very dull. The lecture was deadly dull, and I went to sleep. Her story was really deadly dull. I am sorry I was awake for part of it.
See also: deadly, dull

female of the species is more deadly than the male

Prov. In many animal species, the female is poisonous and the male is not, and, by analogy, women are more dangerous than men. Bill: My old girlfriend's been threatening me ever since I broke up with her, but she's too small and weak to do me any harm. Fred: I'd be careful if I were you. The female of the species is more deadly than the male.
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deadly (dull)

mod. very dull. The lecture was deadly dull, and I went to sleep.
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silent but deadly

and SBD
mod. [pertaining to a release of intestinal gas] soundless but smelling horribly. Who floated that SBD air biscuit?
See also: but, deadly, silent
References in classic literature ?
As it is when a rock shoots out from a great cliff and whirls down with long bounds, careering eagerly with a roar, and a high crag clashes with it and keeps it there where they strike together; with no less clamour did deadly Ares, the chariot- borne, rush shouting at Heracles.
Because the deadly mix always involves an officer, an offender, and the circumstances in which these two individuals meet, the way in which that encounter begins and develops has a dynamic effect on the offender and the choices that person makes.
The Seven Deadly Sins are out of date and should be replaced with new vices, a poll has found.
Meanwhile, the fight against another deadly year of West Nile virus has started.
Deadly Dogma: How Neoconservatives Broke The Law To Deceive America by Grant F.
Henning, Deadly Dreams and Desires is a chilling novel of murder for revenge.
YELLOW FEVER: A Deadly Disease Poised to Kill Again JAMES L DICKERSON
Having already killed three innocent people, it is obvious that weaponized anthrax has the potential to be a deadly biological weapon, and it must be dealt with accordingly.
Back in 1986, a deadly geyser of carbon dioxide (C[O.
For years, the Seven Deadly Sins have been a way to review our shortcomings for the confessional box.
But even if Random House hadn't tarted up Preston's expanded version of his New Yorker piece about a deadly jungle virus run amok in suburban Washington, this book would have been a runaway hit.
NASDAQ:THQI) today announced that Academy Award[R] Winning actor Billy Bob Thornton and Academy Award[R] Nominated actor Dennis Hopper are lending their famous voices to THQ's new action thriller Wii[TM] game: Deadly Creatures[TM].
12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On the high heels of its successful first season, Investigation Discovery has greenlit real-life soap opera DEADLY AFFAIRS for season two.
PORTLAND - A federal appeals court says the city of Portland's policy on the use of deadly force and police training are constitutional, but a lawsuit over the Police Bureau's interpretation of the policy can go ahead.