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1

Immortal

=Not mortal; not liable or subject to death; undying:

2

Myth

= A traditional story that got made up for entertainment

3

Destiny

= The events that will necessarily happen to a particular person or thing in the future.

4

Prophet

= A person regarded as an inspired teacher or proclaimer of the will of God.

5

Deity

= A god or goddess (in a polytheistic religion).

6

Centaur

= A creature with the head, arms, and torso of a man and the body and legs of a horse.

7

Demigod

= A being with partial or lesser divine status, such as a minor deity, the offspring of a god and a mortal, or a mortal raised to divine rank.

8

Divine

= of, from, or like God or a god.

9

Gorgon

=each of three sisters, Stheno, Euryale, and Medusa, with snakes for hair, who had the power to turn anyone who looked at them to stone.

10

Mentor

=an experienced and trusted adviser.

11

Nemesis

=the inescapable agent of someone's or something's downfall.

12

Revelation

=a surprising and previously unknown fact, especially one that is made known in a dramatic way.