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Immortal

not liable to perish or decay; imperishable; everlasting.

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Myth

a traditional or legendary story, usually concerning some being or hero or event, with or without a determinable basis of fact or a natural explanation, especially one that is concerned with deities or demigods and explains some practice, rite, or phenomenon of nature.

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Destiny

something that is to happen or has happened to a particular person or thing; lot or fortune.

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prophet

a person chosen to speak for God and to guide the people of Israel:

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Deiity

a god or goddess.

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cenatar

Classical Mythology. one of a race of monsters having the head, trunk, and arms of a man, and the body and legs of a horse.

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demigod

a mythological being who is partly divine and partly human; an inferior deity.

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divine

of or relating to a god, especially the Supreme Being.

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nympth

a beautiful or graceful young woman.

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gorgon

Classical Mythology any of three sister monsters commonly represented as having snakes for hair, wings, brazen claws, and eyes that turned anyone looking into them to stone. Medusa, the only mortal Gorgon, was beheaded by Perseus.

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mentor

a wise and trusted counselor or teacher.
an influential senior sponsor or supporter.

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nemisis

(initial capital letter) Classical Mythology. the goddess of divine retribution.

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revelation

God's disclosure of Himself and His will to His creatures.
an instance of such communication or disclosure.
something thus communicated or disclosed.
something that contains such disclosure, as the Bible.