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synonyms for fakir

  • mystic
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How to use fakir in a sentence

"Please don't try the old hypnotic fakir tricks upon me, Baroudi," she added, pushing up the cushions against the rock behind her.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Whenever they passed an embedded fakir, they obtained an incantation from his lips, but still Baal-Zeboub failed.
DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
He is suffering so hideously, and so determinedly, like a fakir.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
And the princess gladly paid them, after which the old fakir hobbled home with the money.
THE OLIVE FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
After much seeking the fakir found the penny and started on his errand, whilst the princess went off shopping.
THE OLIVE FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
But the servant declared that the casket was for her, so she took it with some curiosity, and brought it to the old fakir.
THE OLIVE FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
That very evening Subbar Khan came and sat up late with the old fakir playing chess as usual.
THE OLIVE FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
We entered the place pointed out with considerable misgivings, for we had not forgotten the plot of the Hindu fakir.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME V, ISSUE 26, FEBRUARY 1893VARIOUS
With his head thrown back, his eyes half closed, and his hare-lip gaping, he had the appearance of a fakir in ecstasy.
BOUVARD AND PCUCHET, PART 2GUSTAVE FLAUBERT
The 'curious insect' was given to the lady's husband by a rich native who gave up all his worldly possessions and became a fakir.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME XXVII, JANUARY 1904, NO. 157VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO FAKIR

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  • mystic
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