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evil eye

noun as in glance intended to cause harm

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Example Sentences

We knock wood, we do that tfoo-tfoo-tfoo spitting thing to ward off the Evil Eye.

“[T]he unaffiliated are about as likely as Christians to believe in reincarnation, astrology, or the evil eye,” the report says.

He sailed in circles, while his evil eye looked down at the frightened, scampering White Wyandottes.

I soon found the temple and the Brahmin, and accosting him, I begged for a charm against the evil eye for my child.

Besides, they were a protection against witchcraft or the evil eye (fascinti), especially the lnulae.

These unwonted accompaniments of a bachelor supper were looked upon with an evil eye by some of the guests.

He lifted the lump to the light of his lamp, and from the centre of it a mocking evil eye leered back at him.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to evil eye, such as: bad eye, curse, double whammy, hex, hostile stare, and ill wishes.

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