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used in Oryx and Crake

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living or existing forever


someone famous throughout history


someone who will never die — such as a mythological god
  • If you take 'mortality' as being, not death, but the foreknowledge of it and the fear of it, then 'immortality' is the absence of such fear.
    p. 303.4
  • He'd done some of the key studies on mapping the proteonome when he was still a post-grad, and then he'd helped engineer the Methuselah Mouse as part of Operation Immortality.
    p. 22.2
  • "What we're working on is immortality."
    p. 292.7
  • I thought you were working on immortality.
    p. 303.4
  • "Immortality," said Crake, "is a concept.
    p. 303.4
  • Babies are immortal.
    p. 303.5

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