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talisman

tal·is·man

talisman

 
pronunciation:
tae lihs mn [or] tae lihz mn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: talismans
definition 1: an object, often worn or carried as an ornament, that is believed to protect, or give one supernatural powers.
She believed in the power of her talisman and never removed it from around her neck.
similar words:
amulet, charm
definition 2: anything that is believed to confer good luck or magically increase one's powers; charm.
similar words:
amulet, charm
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derivation: talismanic (adj.)