-al; -ial, -eal
(Latin: suffix; pertaining to, like, of the kind of, relating to, characterized by, belonging to; action of, process of)
2. In a wider sense, not liable to perish or decay; everlasting, imperishable, unfading, incorruptible.
3. Of fame, or of famous works or their authors; lasting through an unlimited succession of ages that will not fade from the memory of men; remembered or celebrated through all time: "Shakespeare's immortal plays."
To make a speech immortal you don't have to make it everlasting.
The inaugural speeches are made in connection with the following Executive Oath of Office: "I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."
2. Etymology: from Latin incorporeus; from in-, "not" + corporeus, "body" + -al, "relating to" .
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2. Occurring between the digits.