Invincibility


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Invincibility

Great Boyg,
the shapeless, unconquerable troll, representing the riddle of existence. [Nor. Drama: Ibsen Peer Gynt in Magill I, 722]
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It's good to get a glimpse beyond the glamour and seeming invincibility of professional sportsmen.
The filly who has become the poster girl of Sheikh Joaan Al Thani's Al Shaqab Racing ended last year unbeaten in five starts, but her aura of invincibility was punctured when the seemingly ageless Cirrus Des Aigles got the better of her in the Prix Ganay in April by a short neck.
The organisation seems to have acquired an aura of invincibility -- thanks to the shocking ineptitude of the Nigerian government.
Former US Open champion McDowell was quoted saying that 14-time major winner Woods has "lost that sort of force field of invincibility around him."
The invincibility of youth is a tough wall to penetrate when we're trying to guide teenagers around the risks of life ahead.
The Invincibility cheat puts the players to "God Mode" for five minutes and take on all the insane carnage they'd normally won't even dare without it out of fear of death.
Following the toxic cocktail of youthful invincibility, a hot sports car and booze, combined with a freak ice storm, Ron Evans's car accident forever alters his future.
The Men and Suicide report revealed that males compare themselves against a "gold standard" which measures power, control and invincibility.
<![CDATA[ Iranas mistake: Iran has believed its own press on its own Mahdistic invincibility, instead of calmly looking at the cold, hard numbers of the orders of battle in Syria.
It's part of the feeling of invincibility we have before real life and experience kicks in.
Summary: Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has suffered a major setback in local elections that has punctured his image of invincibility and could usher in a period of political instability.
"Students are interested in death and dying because it is real and authentic and challenges their sense of invincibility," said Kane, who has taught a similar course at Harley School in Rochester, where he also teaches English.