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Immortal

not liable or subject to death

2

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.

3

Destiny

something that is to happen or has happened to a particular person.

4

Prophet

a person who speaks for God or a deity

5

Deity

a god or goddess.

6

Centaur

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.

9

Nymph

one of a numerous class of lesser deities of mythology, conceived of as beautiful maidens inhabiting the sea, rivers, woods, trees.

10

Gorgon

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.

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Mentor

a wise and trusted counselor or teacher.

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Nemesis

an opponent or rival whom a person cannot best or overcome.

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Revelation

the act of revealing or disclosing

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precise

being exactly that and neither more nor less: