Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 03/11/16 Talisman

Talisman (noun)
talisman [tal-is-muh n, -iz-]


noun, plural talismans.
1. a stone, ring, or other object, engraved with figures or characters supposed to possess occult powers and worn as an amulet or charm.
2. any amulet or charm.
3. anything whose presence exercises a remarkable or powerful influence on human feelings or actions.

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Origin: 1630-40; < French or Spanish ≪ Arabic ṭilasm < Greek télesma payment, equivalent to teles- (variant stem of teleîn to complete, perform) + -ma noun suffix of result

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