Talismanic
Talismanic Tal`is*man"ic, Talismanical Tal`is*man"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. talismanique.] Of or pertaining to a talisman; having the properties of a talisman, or preservative against evils by occult influence; magical. [1913 Webster]

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  • talismanic — talismánic adj. m., pl. talismánici; f. sg. talismánică, pl. talismánice Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • talismanic — tal·is·man·ic (tăl ĭs mănʹĭk, ĭz ) also tal·is·man·i·cal ( ĭ kəl) adj. 1. Of or relating to talismans: talismanic formulas. 2. Possessing or believed to possess magic power: a talismanic amulet. * * * …   Universalium

  • talismanic — talisman ► NOUN (pl. talismans) ▪ an object thought to have magic powers and to bring good luck. DERIVATIVES talismanic adjective. ORIGIN Arabic, apparently from Greek telesma completion, religious rite …   English terms dictionary

  • talismanic — adjective possessing or believed to possess magic power especially protective power (Freq. 1) a talismanic amulet • Similar to: ↑supernatural • Derivationally related forms: ↑talisman …   Useful english dictionary

  • talismanic — adjective see talisman …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • talismanic — adjective a) of, or relating to a talisman b) having a magical protective power …   Wiktionary

  • talismanic — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Having, brought about by, or relating to supernatural powers or magic: fey, magic, magical, thaumaturgic, thaumaturgical, theurgic, theur gical, witching, wizardly. See SUPERNATURAL …   English dictionary for students

  • talismanic — a. Magical …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • talismanic — tal·is·man·ic …   English syllables

  • Talismanical — Talismanic Tal is*man ic, Talismanical Tal is*man ic*al, a. [Cf. F. talismanique.] Of or pertaining to a talisman; having the properties of a talisman, or preservative against evils by occult influence; magical. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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