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amulet

am yuh luht

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

  • On my first day back in Tokyo for the holidays, someone gave me an amulet from Kompira Shrine on the southern island of Shikoku.
  • Periapt: An amulet Recrement: Refuse Roborant: Tending to fortify Skirr: A whirring sound, as of the wings of birds in flight Vaticinate: Prophesy.
  • It was not until 11 years later that a high-ranking lama said he had discovered, in an amulet, the previous Karmapa's prediction about his successor.
News & Articles

  • Diablo 3 on PlayStation will have exclusive Sony-related items
    Sony has announced that Blizzard's release of Diablo 3 on the PlayStation 3 and 4 will boast some exclusive, Sony-related items, including something called Drake's Amulet (named after none other than Uncharted 's Nathan Drake). A few of these items will be available when the game launches on the console, but Sony said more items would be coming in the future. Diablo 3 on PlayStation will have ...
    June 11, 2013 - Joystiq
  • Shrine video of amulet theft taken off YouTube
    A Honolulu Shinto shrine won't change its honor system even after $1,000 worth of spiritual trinkets were taken.      Board Chairman Shinken Naitoh said Friday the shrine will remain open to the public.  Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha-Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu uses an honor system and seeks a minimum donation of $7 for each amulet, or omamori.      Shrine officials posted surveillance footage online of ...
    June 9, 2013 - KITV Honolulu
Quotes

  • David Cronenberg in BBC News
    I see this medal as a talisman, an amulet with magical powers that makes it a shield against punishment, punishment for the committing of the crime of art,said Cronenberg, who served as president of the Cannes jury in 1999. "France has...
  • Betsy Bryan in WebWire (press release)
    If powers to be granted to her will allow her to create enough rain to fill Mindanao's hydroelectric dams, then I am for it. If it will serve as an amulet that will give her superpowers to drive away El Niño, then let her have it. With 52 percent... Jejomar Binay http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jejomar_Binay&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGxMx3DsaQQ8oKFiQ8__9LDq0UBpQ Philippine Star http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx%3FarticleId%3D551284%26publicationSubCategoryId%3D63&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGLOP9Sw9KIhHDzJX9CtHHQ7u4x-w Feb 19, 2010 3482 5063 amun The king did marry his own daughter, princess Sit-Amun, and made her his great royal wife as Tiy became more elderly" Bryan said. "Thus the statue could also represent Sit-Amun as queen. Research on this highly detailed and exquisitely...

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