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noun as in human being

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The Boys follows the story of a motley crew of mere mortals working to bring this elite group of superheroes to justice for the horrific deeds they’ve performed under the radar.

I’d gone out drinking, once, and woken up the next morning inside a McDonald’s booth, wincing from mortal fear.

In thinking about how important nature is to us in grieving or in being mortal, I started to wonder what death care would look like in the city if it were really tied to nature.

With the rise of AdBlock Plus and other free services, publishers saw a mortal threat to their businesses.

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Talking of storms and duality of character, Raijin and Fujin are considered the powerful kami of the elements of nature who can be favoring or disagreeable to the plights of mortals.

While some of the patients had been seriously ill, many of them were not in mortal danger—at least not from their illnesses.

As Suez demonstrated, it was a lot easier to be tough on allies than on a potentially mortal adversary.

Chris Christie may survive the scandal, but he's scarred and has become just another mere mortal candidate.

The stakes didn't seem high enough—largely because America no longer views Russia as its mortal enemy.

Never has he been more mortal—struck dumb and slow, crumbs spilling down his shirt—and never have we deemed him more godly.

Man's enthusiasm in praise of a fellow mortal, is soon damped by the original sin of his nature—rebellious pride!

There were yet two mortal hours to get through, and the men of the party sought the cool shades of the vicarage garden.

She sobbed; he lifted her chin with his free hand—and what less could mortal apostle do?

Seven years after the death of Copernicus, was born that strange mortal, Giordano Bruno.

And I don't see her doing every mortal thing she wants, while others have to walk a chalked line through life.

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On this page you'll find 181 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mortal, such as: dire, fatal, grievous, grim, lethal, and malignant.

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