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phylactery

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  1. something worn or kept to bring good luck or keep away evil <he wore a small phylactery on a cord around his neck> Synonyms amulet, fetish (also fetich), mascot, mojo, periapt, charm, talismanRelated Words gris-gris (also grigri), juju, philter, toadstone; emblem, symbol, token, totemNear Antonyms curse, hex, spellAntonyms hoodoo, jinx


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