(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. human, ephemeral; fatal, deadly; dire; implacable.
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Causing death]
Syn. malignant, fatal, lethal; see deadly , poisonous .
2. [Subject to death]
Syn. human, transient, temporal, passing, frail, impermanent, evanescent, fugacious, perishable, precarious, fading, passing away, ephemeral, momentary; see also temporary .
Ant. eternal*, perpetual*, everlasting.
3. [*Very great]
Syn. extreme, deadly, last, ending; see grand 2 .
See Synonym Study at fatal . n.
Syn. creature, being, human; see animal 1 , man 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
1. subject to death human, earthly, perishable, temporal, transient, fleeting, finite, ephemeral, transitory.
2. causing death fatal, lethal, malignant, deadly.
3. to the death homicidal, murderous, death-dealing, suicidal, bloodthirsty, fatal, deadly, unrelenting.
ANT.: 1. immortal, permanent, everlasting. 2. benign, harmless
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I adjective 1. Of or characteristic of human beings or mankind: human. See BEINGS. 2. Causing or tending to cause death: deadly, deathly, fatal, lethal, vital. See LIVE. 3. Capable of being anticipated, considered, or imagined: conceivable, earthly, imaginable, likely, possible, thinkable. Idioms: humanly possible, within the bounds (or range or realm) of possibility. See POSSIBLE. II noun A member of the human race: being, body, creature, homo, human, human being, individual, life, man, party, person, personage, soul. See BEINGS.

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