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periapt

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something worn or kept to bring good luck or keep away evil
  • even rational, enlightened people have their periapts, which somehow make them feel a little more secure in an uncertain world

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The first known use of periapt was in 1584

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“Periapt.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/periapt. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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