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mortal
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And Then There Were None
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as in: mortal body Define
human (especially merely human); or subject to death
  • He murmured in a slightly ironic voice: "My dear lady, in my experience of ill-doing, Providence leaves the work of conviction and chastisement to us mortals-and the process is often fraught with difficulties.

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  • Don’t expect perfection of a mere mortal.
  • In the story, he was neither a mortal nor a god. He was a demi-god.

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  • Every mortal luxury…… Exeter!
  • In it, Anthony Marston seemed to be something more than mortal.

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  • She looked like a woman who walked in mortal fear…… A little shiver passed down Vera’s back.

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as in: mortal body Define
human (especially merely human); or subject to death
as in: a mortal wound Define
causing death
as in: felt mortal agony Define
extreme or intense
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