talismanically
adverb see talisman

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • talisman — noun (plural mans) Etymology: French talisman or Spanish talismán or Italian talismano; all from Arabic ṭilsam, from Middle Greek telesma, from Greek, consecration, from telein to initiate into the mysteries, complete, from telos end more at… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • talisman — talismanic /tal is man ik, iz /, talismanical, adj. talismanically, adv. /tal is meuhn, iz /, n., pl. talismans. 1. a stone, ring, or other object, engraved with figures or characters supposed to possess occult powers and worn as an amulet or… …   Universalium

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