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synonyms for talisman

  • fetish
  • juju
  • phylactery
  • good-luck piece
  • lucky piece
  • rabbit's foot
See also synonyms for: talismanic
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Schultz adds another sort of meaning by incorporating talismans of historical locations.
IN THE GALLERIES: PHOTOS CAPTURE A FLEETING MOMENT, LEAVE AN INDELIBLE IMPRESSIONMARK JENKINSSEPTEMBER 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Now the 24-year-old could be the latest talisman for Brazil’s famed samba style of soccer, and is poised to make the Copa América his own.
THE BEAUTIFUL GAME IS BACKSEAN CULLIGANJUNE 10, 2021OZY
Many served as talismans for female fans in a sexist society.
FROM BRITNEY TO BUFFY, WE'RE SUDDENLY RETHINKING POSTFEMINIST POP CULTURE—AND NOTHING COULD BE HEALTHIERJUDY BERMANMARCH 2, 2021TIME
These and other aesthetic talismans on display at Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery have been seen in various galleries and museums around the area in recent years.
IN THE GALLERIES: PERSPECTIVES ON BLENDING CULTURE AND IDENTITYMARK JENKINSDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It doesn’t take long to figure out that the fastest way to maneuver is to shoot at talismans that float in the air, adding to the Hunter’s dash meter.
‘THE PATHLESS’: LESS THAN THE SUM OF ITS PARTSCHRISTOPHER BYRDNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The words were a talisman on the benumbed faculties of Louis; he hastened forward, and threw himself into the carriage.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
It was a wonderful talisman, secreted—I fancied in the dream—by the goddess of the Social Revolution.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
The heart of Musa was sprung from the East; the word "fate" was a deadly talisman to him, as to all his race.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
That Arabic word, picked up at hazard from the dragoman, has acted like a talisman—the pest has actually gone!
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
In Celtic myth the Silver Bough played a less sinister part, and figures as a fairy talisman to music and delight.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO TALISMAN

  • fetish
  • lucky piece
  • ornament
  • talisman
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