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Synonyms for amulet

Synonyms for amulet

a small object worn or kept for its supposed magical power

Synonyms for amulet

a trinket or piece of jewelry usually hung about the neck and thought to be a magical protection against evil or disease

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When Portuguese administrators rounded up the rebels and confiscated their belongings, they found many amulets in their clothes.
Tayaba said they also found 'anting-anting,' amulets believed to possess mystical powers that protect the owner from evil spirits and from harm.
The 2010 book Auspicious Amulets of Famous People (Phra di khon dang, Khao sot 2010) compiled interviews with sixteen politicians from several political parties about their magical amulets.
Jones begins the effort to treat New Testament texts from amulets as another form of biblical manuscript.
A RECENTLY-published scientific paper on archaeological excavations at the Nea Paphos site reveals that one of the main finds was a 1,500-year-old two-sided amulet with a 59-letter palindrome inscription, meaning it reads the same backward as it does forward.
In one of its inspections, the group discovered that some feng shui charms and amulets are laced with substances included in the World Health Organization's "10 chemicals of major public health concern".
It carries a variety of amulets from many different monks, masters and temples for clients to browse useful information and shop online from the comfort of their own home, saving a lot of time and expenses on travelling and searching in Thailand.
Arabic and Persian seals and amulets in the British Museum.
Educational efforts are needed to inform Southeast Asian immigrants that amulets can be a source of lead poisoning.
From creating jump rings to blending inlays, concrete, paper pulp and more into the jewelry-making process, Amulets and Talismans: Simple Techniques for Creating Meaningful Jewelry is packed with images and directions perfect for any library containing jewelry-making basics.
Many objects were found alongside the mummies including pottery, amulets and statues.
In its rich array of medieval amulets, Binding Words has the air of a sumptuous museum exhibition.
More than 10,000 people had camped overnight by a school compound in Nakhon Si Thammarat province, 360 miles south of Bangkok, waiting to buy the amulets, which in the past few months have gained a huge following for their alleged magical qualities.
The 50-year-old victim fell and was trampled on when the crowd rushed the school gates when sales of a new batch of the amulets were set to begin yesterday morning.
Using the latest in non-invasive imaging technology, researchers were able to examine the body of Nesperennub and the amulets that were buried along with him without damaging or unwrapping the mummy or even opening its case.