evil eye

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Synonyms for evil eye

an object or power that one uses to cause often evil events

Words related to evil eye

a look that is believed to have the power of inflicting harm

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People around me get worried because recently I uploaded a picture of Inaaya on Instagram [and] they thought that she will catch the evil eye.
In some countries, the evil eye is a curse believed to be cast by a malevolent gaze, usually when a person is unaware of it.
May the evil eye be blown out: May he/they peg out the one who put the evil eye on you
Some group consider the evil eye with magical effects and there are many prayers for elimination of evil eye.
The evil eye is one of the world's oldest and most widely held superstitions.
The so-called healer promised the girl to remove the evil eye supposedly used by enviers against her family through the graveyard.
Looking at someone with envy is called the evil eye, the eye of jealousy or aien al-hasoud in Arabic.
I got the evil eye for breastfeeding in the corner in a kids' shoe store while my husband worked at trying shoes on a toddler.
Maria asked when I told her I was here to talk to her about her experiences with the evil eye.
Among his topics are contagion as metaphor in Iberian Christian scholarship, situating scholastic contagion between miasma and the evil eye, contagion between Islamic law and theology, and early modern Maghrebi plague treatises.
SIR - In the 21st century we can find many people who consider the evil eye to be a superstition which has disappeared in Wales.
As a consequence, the Welsh used some protective devices to protect their belongings, their beautiful children and their cattle from the effects of the evil eye.
Only confrontation and war measures are taken based on counter magic to deceive or defeat the evil eye and to save the endangered person.
To improve their luck, some drivers display pictures of seven eyes, thought to be the ideal weapon for fighting the evil eye.
Summary: Ancient Egypt's stunning eye make-up not only shielded wearers from the dark deeds of the evil eye, but also protected them against eye disease, French scientists said.