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amulet

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something worn or kept to bring good luck or keep away evil
  • a small cross made of goat bone was worn in the Middle Ages as an amulet to ward off evil

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“Amulet.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/amulet. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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