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synonyms for abraxas

  • abracadabra
  • access
  • key
  • keyword
  • magic formula
  • opener
  • password
  • paternoster
  • secret sign
  • watchword
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How to use abraxas in a sentence

Upon them were engraved mysterious hieroglyphs and figures, called Abraxas, and they are known as Abraxoides.
SCARABSISAAC MYER
The breeding work concerns fowls, canaries, and the Currant moth (Abraxas grossulariata).
EVOLUTION IN MODERN THOUGHTERNST HAECKEL
This condition of affairs exists not only in the moth Abraxas, but also in the fowl as shown by Pearl.
THE ORGANISM AS A WHOLEJACQUES LOEB
After midsummer, the conspicuous cream, black and yellow-spotted 'Magpie' moth (Abraxas grossulariata) is common in gardens.
THE LIFE-STORY OF INSECTSGEO. H. CARPENTER
Abraxas-stones were so called from having the word Abraxas or Abrasax engraved on them.
FINGER-RING LOREWILLIAM JONES
From the stone itself the word "Abraxas" came to be used as an amulet when written on paper.
THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF MENTAL HEALINGGEORGE BARTON CUTTEN
They quickly acquired a celebrity undi165minished for ages, and were known under the general name of Abraxas.
THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF MENTAL HEALINGGEORGE BARTON CUTTEN
Amulets in the form of inscriptions were called "Characts," the word Abraxas being an example.
THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF MENTAL HEALINGGEORGE BARTON CUTTEN
There is little doubt that the greater part of the Abraxas-stones were made in the Middle Ages as talismans.
FINGER-RING LOREWILLIAM JONES
It is certain that the use of the name Abraxas was at first peculiar to the Gnostic sect of the Basilideans.
FINGER-RING LOREWILLIAM JONES
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WORDS RELATED TO ABRAXAS

  • abracadabra
  • abraxas
  • access
  • key
  • keyword
  • magic formula
  • opener
  • password
  • paternoster
  • secret sign
  • watchword
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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