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]

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  • 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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