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talisman

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a small object worn or kept for its supposed magical power

an irrational preoccupation

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a form of sexual desire in which gratification depends to an abnormal degree on some object or item of clothing or part of the body

a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers

excessive or irrational devotion to some activity

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Job seekers can earn pounds 100-a-day for wearing leather and stomping on S&M fetishists.
Free drinks and canapes and gigglish girly chit chat were the order of the evening and, as a treat for fetishists everywhere, Trading Gossip can reveal that at one point people were having their earlobes massaged.
Through her, James and Catherine are drawn to an auto-motivated cult of fetishists who derive erotic thrills from car crashes--from being around them, being in them and reliving them.
Digging into the lewd, crude, underworld inhabited by Europe's rubber-encased fetishists, porn actors, alternative artists, semi-clad cleaners and - of course - nudists, Eurotrash, fronted by Antoine de Caunes, has earned a place in the nation's hearts and created some memorable TV.
Gore's America, as depicted by Steyn, consists mainly of "Al Sharpton's entourage, gay scoutmasters, partial-birth-abortion fetishists," liberal Hollywood airheads, and foreigners.
Fetishists might be nearer the mark for the marque's devotees .
Dressed in leather and rubber gear, the fetishists get their kicks in a variety of bizarre ways, including using whips, chains and handcuffs.
Martin's Press), which alleged the existence of a videotaped orgy involving Reagan administration officials--much like the video over which Kramer's crowd of nymphos, leather fetishists, and closet cases bed and betray one another.
While searching for the young ``star'' of the reel, Cage's Tom Welles is exposed to sleazy sex merchants, far-out fetishists and kiddie porn peddlers.
Ceaser's Nightclub in Balsall Common - billed as the ``raunchiest nightclub in the Midlands'' - already runs regular events for wife-swappers and fetishists.
But The Triumph of Politics, David Stockman's gripping confession, revealed the truth for budget fetishists a decade ago.
BONDAGE fetishists are to hold Ireland's first conference on sado-masochism in a posh Dublin 4 venue - but they have yet to inform the hotel concerned.
IT'S a bumper episode for Connie fetishists tonight as she opens proceedings in a tight satin evening dress, looking bloody and battlescared - a bit like Sigourney Weaver at the end of Alien, (only in an evening dress, obviously).
But Mr Hain insisted: ``I simply pointed out to the constitutional fetishists in Wales who want change for its own sake that if you look at the reduced level of powers in Wales compared to Scotland,and if you look at the economic performances in Wales, we have actually done better than Scotland -lower unemployment levels, higher employment growth, better wealth per head increases.
Her photographs characteristically depict people on the fringe of society -transvestites, psychiatric patients and fetishists.