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  • n. Plural form of talisman.


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  • James Hookway For their part, the clerics say the talismans were a distraction from Buddhist teachings.

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  • "Jewelry, and the stories behind them are the last of the great talismans," he said.

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  • He waved his hand over the box of charms and talismans that had once belonged to Turiana.

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  • The talismans must be melted down or smashed to pieces.

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  • It was unthinkable that this creature had once been, with the help of her talismans, a legendary beauty.

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  • The thornies sprang off of Lady Truden and scooped up the fallen talismans.

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  • It was one of the talismans retrieved by the thorn imps.

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  • But talismans are used to amplify those abilities.

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  • The hero of romance moves in a world in which the ordinary laws of nature are slightly suspended: prodigies of courage and endurance, unnatural to us, are natural to him, and enchanted weapons, talking animals, terrifying ogres and witches, and talismans of miraculous power violate no rule of probability once the postulates of romance have been established.

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