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Even as I confess this, I worry about the jinx I am placing on my rituals.
EMILY RATAJKOWSKI: HOW I LEARNED TO LET GOEMILY RATAJKOWSKIOCTOBER 26, 2021TIME
Only a jinx of the most malevolent type could have prompted his hurried exit from a train to dodge an imaginary "bull."
A REVERSIBLE SANTA CLAUSMEREDITH NICHOLSON
The other night I took a walk, and called on Jinx, across the block.
UNCLE WALT [WALT MASON]WALT MASON
The home of Jinx was full of boys and girls and forty kinds of noise.
UNCLE WALT [WALT MASON]WALT MASON
“Worst jinx in the world to see a cross-eyed man,” I replied.
PITCHING IN A PINCHCHRISTY MATHEWSON
One adopted the plan of "expecting disappointment" as a means of cheating the "jinx."
THE CONQUEST OF FEARBASIL KING
And, by jinx, if he wouldn't preface his worst lies with 'Now this is God's truth!'
ROOSEVELT IN THE BAD LANDSH. HAGEDORN.
The landlady sniffed: "It certainly was one on me when I let that jinx into my house—to have her go dead on me and all like that."
ATHALIEROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Ah kin help yo all ward off evil and jinx; ah kin help yo all git a job; ah kin help yo all ovah come the ruination uv yo home.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES FROM INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVES, ARKANSAS NARRATIVES, PART 4WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
But the “jinx” had not yet deserted him, as he was soon to discover.
BERT WILSON'S TWIN CYLINDER RACERJ. W. DUFFIELD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO JINX

  • abracadabra
  • bewitchment
  • black art
  • black magic
  • charisma
  • conjuring
  • divination
  • enchantment
  • hocus-pocus
  • hoodoo
  • incantation
  • jinx
  • magnetism
  • mumbo jumbo
  • necromancy
  • occult
  • occultism
  • sorcery
  • spell
  • thaumaturgy
  • voodoo
  • voodooism
  • whammy
  • witchery
  • witching
  • wizardry
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