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mortal
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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1  —1 use as in:
mortal body
Definition
human (especially merely human); or subject to death
  • To live is to change, to acquire the words of a story, and that is the only celebration we mortals really know.
    Book 5 — Exodus (4% in)

There are no more uses of "mortal" flagged with this meaning in The Poisonwood Bible.

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  • This is no mortal business.
    Book 5 — Exodus (88% in)
  • The whole time Father was interrogating us on the porch, in my mind's eye I was seeing her slumped over in the kitchen house, banging in mortal frustration against that locomotive engine of a stove.
    Book 1 — Genesis (82% in)
  • In the beginning I knew no Kikongo beyond the practical words she taught me, so I was spared knowing how she cursed our mortal souls as evenhandedly as she nourished our bodies.
    Book 2 — Revelation (8% in)
  • It's hard to imagine a mortal man more unwilling to change his course than Nathan Price.
    Book 2 — Revelation (11% in)
  • She feels no obligation to have good thoughts on behalf of her mortal soul in the hereafter, or even the here and now.
    Book 2 — Revelation (67% in)

There are no more uses of "mortal" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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