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 for Mortal
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mortal \Mor"tal\, n.
     A being subject to death; a human being; man. "Warn poor
     mortals left behind." --Tickell.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mortal \Mor"tal\, a. [F. mortel, L. mortalis, from mors, mortis,
     death, fr. moriri 8die; akin to E. murder. See Murder, and
     cf. Filemot, Mere a lake, Mortgage.]
     1. Subject to death; destined to die; as, man is mortal.
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     2. Destructive to life; causing or occasioning death;
        terminating life; exposing to or deserving death; deadly;
        as, a mortal wound; a mortal sin.
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     3. Fatally vulnerable; vital.
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              Last of all, against himself he turns his sword, but
              missing the mortal place, with his poniard finishes
              the work.                             --Milton.
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     4. Of or pertaining to the time of death.
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              Safe in the hand of one disposing Power,
              Or in the natal or the mortal hour.   --Pope.
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     5. Affecting as if with power to kill; deathly.
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              The nymph grew pale, and in a mortal fright.
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     6. Human; belonging to man, who is mortal; as, mortal wit or
        knowledge; mortal power.
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              The voice of God
              To mortal ear is dreadful.            --Milton.
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     7. Very painful or tedious; wearisome; as, a sermon lasting
        two mortal hours. [Colloq.] --Sir W. Scott.
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     Mortal foe, Mortal enemy, an inveterate, desperate, or
        implacable enemy; a foe bent on one's destruction.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: subject to death; "mortal beings" [ant: immortal]
      2: involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death; "the seven
         deadly sins" [syn: deadly, mortal(a)]
      3: unrelenting and deadly; "mortal enemy"
      4: causing or capable of causing death; "a fatal accident"; "a
         deadly enemy"; "mortal combat"; "a mortal illness" [syn:
         deadly, deathly, mortal]
      n 1: a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
           [syn: person, individual, someone, somebody,
           mortal, soul]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  149 Moby Thesaurus words for "mortal":
     Adamite, Adamitic, abject, anthropocentric, anthropological, awful,
     baneful, being, bitter, bodily, body, brittle, brutal, capricious,
     cat, changeable, chap, character, conceivable, corporal, corporeal,
     corruptible, cracking, creature, customer, deadly, death-bringing,
     deathful, deathly, deciduous, destructive, dire, disastrous, duck,
     dying, earthling, earthly, earthy, enormous, ephemeral, evanescent,
     extreme, fading, fantastic, fatal, fellow, feral, fickle, finite,
     fleeting, fleshly, flitting, fly-by-night, flying, fragile, frail,
     fugacious, fugitive, great, groundling, guy, hand, head, hominal,
     homo, homocentric, human, human being, humanistic, impermanent,
     impetuous, implacable, impulsive, inconstant, individual,
     inordinate, insubstantial, intense, internecine, joker, killing,
     lethal, life, likely, living soul, malign, malignant, man,
     man-centered, massive, merciless, momentary, monumental, mutable,
     nondurable, nonpermanent, nose, one, only human, party, passing,
     perishable, pernicious, person, personage, personality, pestilent,
     pestilential, physical, possible, prodigious, relentless, ruthless,
     savage, short-lived, single, somebody, someone, soul, stupendous,
     subject to death, sworn, tellurian, temporal, temporary, terminal,
     terran, terrible, towering, transient, transitive, transitory,
     tremendous, unangelic, unappeasable, unceasing, undurable,
     unenduring, unflinching, unrelenting, unremitting, unstable,
     unyielding, virulent, volatile, weak, woman, worldling, worldly

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