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1. Of, exhibiting, or caused by radioactivity.
2. Informal Extremely sensitive or controversial: "Perhaps race is now too radioactive a topic, in an era of political correctness" (David Nyhan).

ra′di·o·ac′tive·ly adv.
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Adv.1.radioactively - in a radioactive manner; "radioactively labeled"
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Also, in south Wales, people living near the coastline from Newport to Swansea have had their health put in danger by the dumping of radioactively contaminated mud from just off the Hinkley Point nuclear plant in Somerset.
The NRW is unaware of the issue of radioactively "hot" micro-particles of plutonium etc.
"It must be understood that there are no radioactively hazardous objects Sayda Bay that terrorists could explode," he said.
The court has also accepted for consideration a public interest lawsuit, worth 1.564 million euros, in which prosecutors are seeking the annulment of the results of the 2014 auction of 2,000 tons of radioactively contaminated copper tubes and the sales contract.
The plant's parent company, headquartered in Cambridge, Ohio, vigorously challenged the legality of allowing states to regulate radioactively contaminated sites.
The terminating ddNTPs are radioactively or fluorescently labeled.
Safely decommissioning the legacy of radioactively contaminated facilities from nuclear energy and weapons production is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st Century.
Stable molybdenum forms when zirconium from a bomb's fireball radioactively decays.
Even today the area continues to be one of the most radioactively contaminated areas in the world.
Thousands of children, even those born 30 years after Chernobyl, still have to drink radioactively contaminated milk on a daily basis."
He gave, in my opinion, this disaster of a movie a glowing review, which I guess makes partial sense since it is radioactively bad.

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