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The term 'immortal' is often used in stories involving magical beings or worlds, like fantasy novels and films. SlideThe immortal elves in the story have secrets unknown to mankind.
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Sometimes 'immortal' is used metaphorically to describe something unbeatable or impervious to harm. SlideThe boxer's fans see him as immortal in the ring.
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It is often used as a hyperbole to emphasize the strength or durability of a person or object. SlideThe legend of the immortal phone that can't be broken is just an exaggeration.