Fatal

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Irrevocable OutcomePlay
Use 'fatal' to stress that death can't be avoided after an event like an injury or disease. SlideThe venom of this snake is so potent, a single bite is often fatal.
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Serious TonePlay
'Fatal' carries a weight of severity; use it in contexts that reflect a somber or serious tone. SlideThere was a fatal collision on the highway last night.
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Not Always InstantPlay
'Fatal' doesn't always mean death is immediate, just that it's inevitable as a result of the event. SlideShe was diagnosed with a fatal illness that could take years to reach its inevitable end.