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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.
The home of Jinx was full of boys and girls and forty kinds of noise.
“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."
And, by jinx, if he wouldn't preface his worst lies with 'Now this is God's truth!'
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.
But the “jinx” had not yet deserted him, as he was soon to discover.
Here was another proof that the jinx was still camping on their trail.

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pulchritudinousadjective | [puhl-kri-tood-n-uhs, -tyood- ]SEE DEFINITION