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Synonyms for golem

(Jewish folklore) an artificially created human being that is given life by supernatural means

a mechanism that can move automatically

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The title characters of The Golem and the Jinni are not the book's only magic.
Even the most perfect of Golem, risen to life to protect us, can easily change into a destructive force.
10) Magical abilities were common, including the ability to create very basic golems.
In Lewisohn's 1931 novel The Last Days of Shylock, Shakespeare's Shylock, a bad golem, is transformed into a good golem (129)--someone whom Shakespeare's Shylock would consider an impostor.
Rather my aim is to suggest the applicability of classical Jewish sources about the Golem to certain issues in bioethics that intersect with developments in reproductive biotechnology.
Using a force of special weapons, exotic magical powers and deadly combination attacks, players slay hordes of evil minions and hideous creatures -- such as Golems, Dragons and Chimera -- while searching for treasure, evading traps and solving the many mysteries of Gauntlet Dark Legacy.
There, wielders must face off in the training arena, learning to fuse with their Golems and control their power in order to defend the world from evil.
There are also fixes for the problems in spawning Chickens, Wolves, and Mushrooms, Iron Golems that don't stop attacking even when killed, animals climbing Cobblestone Walls, and the Invisibility Potion not making sheep completely invisible.
As linked shapes, the heads invoke family trees, totem poles, and catacombs, while the similarity of the faces--grinning golems, skull-like smileys--suggests persistence unto the nth generation.
In discussing Thane Rosenbaum's The Golems of Gotham, she explores fiction as a medium for the Jewish value of tikkun olum (repair of the world).
Dee, and golems have destroyed his bookstore to steal the magic-filled Codex.
Along the way, you will battle over 30 different monsters -- including a variety of Tanar'ri, Mephits and Golems.
Using a force of special weapons, exotic magical powers and deadly combination attacks, players slay hordes of evil minions and hideous creatures - such as Golems, Dragons and Chimera - while searching for treasure, evading traps and solving the many mysteries of Gauntlet Dark Legacy.
The initial spawn times for Wolves, Wraiths and Golems are being increased from 1:40 to 1:55.
Leadbeater on Occult Chemistry I (1908), The Coming Race (1874) by Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Martin Heidegger's Die Technik and die Kehre (The Question Concerning Technology) (1954), and an anthology titled Kunstliche Menschen: Golems, Homunculi, Androiden und lebende Statuen (Artificial Humans: Golems, Homunculi, Androids and Living Statues) (1971).