01. She died soon after contracting a [fatal] disease while travelling in Southeast Asia.
02. Over 20 people were injured, some seriously, in a multi-car crash on the highway last night, but luckily there have been no [fatalities] as of yet.
03. The police are outraged at the [fatal] stabbing of an officer who stopped a car for speeding.
04. The old man suffered a near [fatal] heart attack while working in the garden.
05. Jim made the [fatal] mistake of putting most of his investments in one type of fund.
06. Police report that there were several people injured in the terrorist bombing, but miraculously, no [fatalities].
07. He was [fatally] injured in the Second World War.
08. George R. Tilton once observed that success is never final, and failure never [fatal]. It's courage that counts.
09. Pauline Kael once said that a mistake in judgment isn't [fatal], but too much anxiety about judgment is.
10. A football coach once said that failure is not [fatal], but failure to change might be.
11. In more than fifty percent of cases, a first heart attack is [fatal].
12. The number of [fatalities] in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center was originally feared to be over 4000 people.
13. More than 50 percent of all accidental [fatalities] in the U.S. are due to car accidents.
14. The average healthy person can lose as much as one-third of his or her blood without [fatal] results.
15. Five days after the end of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln was [fatally] shot while attending a theater performance.
16. Narinder was devastated when he heard that his friend had been in a [fatal] car accident.
17. Latvia is the country with the highest [fatality] rate in road accidents in the world.
18. The crash resulted in a number of [fatalities].
19. The Japanese Shinkasen, or bullet train, has carried more than two billion passengers since it began in 1964, without a single injury or [fatality].
20. There is a proverb in the Côte d'Ivoire which states that ingratitude is sooner or later [fatal] to its author.
21. Eating chocolate can be [fatal] for dogs.
22. Bertrand Russell once suggested that of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most [fatal] to true happiness.

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