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mantra
used in Oryx and Crake

4 uses
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Definition
a commonly repeated word or phrase

or in its original meaning:  an utterance repeated in meditation
  • Today we're going to pretend we live in India, and we're going to do a mantra.
    p. 68.7
  • Mantras.
    p. 68.6
  • Now let's all choose a word, a different word, so we can each have our own special mantra.
    p. 68.8
  • It's a mantra.
    p. 110.4

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