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fetish

fet·ish

fetish

pronunciation:
fe tihsh
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an object believed to be inhabited by a spirit or to have magical powers, as of protection.
definition 2: an object, idea, behavior, or the like to which a person devotes excessive attention or belief.
She makes a fetish of grooming her hair.
definition 3: an object or nongenital body part that consistently arouses sexual desire.