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mortal
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Hedda Gabler
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as in: felt mortal agony Define
extreme or intense
  • Oh, I was in such mortal terror!

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

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  • But all the same—now that I know he is here—in this great town—and with a large sum of money in his hands—I can’t help being in mortal fear for him.
  • So she was in mortal terror!

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  • Absolutely mortal.
  • You haven’t the slightest reason to be in such mortal terror— [Interrupting herself.

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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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