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mortal

1. (of living beings, esp human beings) subject to death
2. of or involving life or the world
3. ending in or causing death; fatal
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Which was the character of Adrian the Emperor; that mortally envied poets, and painters, and artificers, in works wherein he had a vein to excel.
But I am mortally afraid of what you are doing in Emily's interests.
To be sure, ma'am," cries Honour, "one's virtue is a dear thing, especially to us poor servants; for it is our livelihood, as a body may say: yet I mortally hate fire-arms; for so many accidents happen by them.
She was mortally afraid of being laughed at for surrendering, after her many and vehement declarations of independence.
With that she rushed across the street so impetuously that she narrowly escaped annihilation from a passing truck, and precipitated herself into the arms of a stately old gentleman, who said, "I beg pardon, ma'am," and looked mortally offended.
A lady who takes a dignified attitude, in a family emergency, is never mortally offended--she is only deeply grieved.
Twenty Sioux had fallen mortally wounded to the ground, and the wheels crushed those who fell upon the rails as if they had been worms.
cried Caderousse; "I require a surgeon, not a priest; perhaps I am not mortally wounded -- I may not die; perhaps they can yet save my life.
West Midlands Police were called to the mortally wounded man in Tenby Road, Moseley, Birmingham just after 10.
The intruder Tased the homeowner multiple times, yet the homeowner was able to fire his gun at the intruder, mortally wounding him.
So the festive special features Peter Capaldi as the 12th custodian of the Tardis keys, who has been mortally wounded by a Mondasian Cyberman but refuses to regenerate because he's just not ready.
He was the priest who famously waved a blood-stained hanky while trying to help a mortally wounded teenager as they came under fire in Belfast during Bloody Sunday in 1972.