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  • He lived in mortal fear of Chief White Halfoat.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He came to sitting on the ground and waited for the knife to strike him, almost welcoming the mortal blow for the peace it would bring.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Havermeyer held mortal men rigid in six planes as steady and still as sitting ducks while he followed the bombs all the way down through the plexiglass nose with deep interest and gave the German gunners below all the time they needed to set their sights and take their aim and pull their triggers or lanyards or switches or whatever the hell they did pull when they wanted to kill people they didn't know.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: mortal body
as in: a mortal wound
as in: felt mortal agony
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