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mortal
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The Voyage of the Dawn Trader
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as in: felt mortal agony Define
extreme or intense
  • We’re mortal tired of being invisible.

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  • She was in mortal fear of seeing him.
  • They are mortal enemies.

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as in: mortal body Define
human (especially merely human); or subject to death
  • Now Lucy had wanted very badly to try the other spell, the one that made you beautiful beyond the lot of mortals.
  • They were, an infallible spell to make beautiful her that uttereth it beyond the lot of mortals.

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  • In the third picture the beauty beyond the lot of mortals had come to her.
  • Then it changed and Lucy, still beautiful beyond the lot of mortals, was back in England.

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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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unspecified meaning
  • "And we’re extremely regrettable," said the Chief Monopod, "that we can’t give you the pleasure of seeing us as we were before we were uglified, for you wouldn’t believe the difference, and that’s the truth, for there’s no denying we’re mortal ugly now, so we won’t deceive you."

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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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