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noun as in character

noun as in letter

noun as in poetry

noun as in verse

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Example Sentences

In a post-credits scene, Wanda is consulting the Book of the Damned, which looks an awful lot like the books in Doctor Strange’s library, and the runes she uses are reminiscent of ones that pop up in Doctor Strange.

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These are closer in spirit and power to the largest paintings, which the artist’s statements likens to runes and petroglyphs.

The magical powers of runes were invoked, and the Ahnenerbe logo features rune-style lettering.

O I will for thee the Rune-characters trace, And thou them shalt cast in convenient place.

A rune is a sort of alphabet of sixteen characters and all are formed in straight lines.

Then, stooping, she said slowly the few lines of the old, old rune.

What is the rune that is said for the throwing into the sea of the sins of the dead?

So this dear, deluded old gentleman, having failed to secure a 'rune' in Java brought back something equally cryptic—a woman?


On this page you'll find 526 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rune, such as: abcs, characters, elements, fundamentals, hieroglyphs, and ideograph.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.