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mortal

 [mor´t'l]
1. destined to die.
2. fatal.

mor·tal

(mōr'tăl),
1. Pertaining to or causing death.
2. Destined to die.
[L. mortalis, fr. mors, death]

mortal

/mor·tal/ (mor´t'l)
1. subject to death, or destined to die.
2. fatal.

mortal

Etymology: L, mortalis, perishable
1 subject to death.
2 causing death.

mor·tal

(mōr'tăl)
1. Pertaining to or causing death.
2. Destined to die.
[L. mortalis, fr. mors, death]

mortal

1. destined to die.
2. causing or terminating in death; fatal.
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No wonder people become confused, it's a mortal sin.
Poverty's proprietors; ownership and mortal sin at the origins of the Observant Movement.
If you look at Ryan Babel it is a mortal sin he now sits on the bench at Liverpool," said van Basten.
argued in late September that it's a mortal sin for priests to give communion to "the unworthy.
tells the story of how he was once accused of allowing a colleague to build an academic empire: "Apparently, empire building in academia is a mortal sin, and I was equally guilty, as dean of the school, for allowing it to happen.
And if you beat the zombies at their game, they'll accuse you of having beginner's luck, which seems to rank as mortal sin among the poker-devout, whose god is none other than repeat champion David Sklansky, author of "Hold 'Em Poker" - always a fledgling freak's primer.
Large Christmas and New Year's crowds showed up, despite Burke's warning that the "faithful who approach a schismatic priest for the reception of sacraments, except in the case of danger of death, commit a mortal sin.
Brewer Helmut Fritsche had been committing what many in Germany's strict beer culture consider a mortal sin since taking over the Klosterbrauerei Neuzelle brewery in 1993--adding sugar syrup to his dark beer just before capping the bottles.
If you wait until the last moment and are forced to look outside, that's mortal sin.
The first issue of this new Philippine journal has articles on love, desire and sexuality; whether there is a feminist morality; sex, sexuality, gender and law; lesbians and Philippine law; abortion law and ethics in the Philippines; mortal sin and human rights in relation to abortion in the Philippines.
In my youth I read Jack O'Connor's paeans to the cartridge and felt that I was committing a mortal sin because I did not have one.
Leaving a woman for a man,'" she muses, "is still the lesbian equivalent of a mortal sin.