Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Entry: talismanically (adj.)

In context: "...you make it your business to start to get to know other members of the Group on a personal basis, and you carry their numbers talismanically in your wallet..."

Definition: In a talismanic manner; by or as by the influence of a talisman; magically.

To be a bit clearer, talisman (n.):  2. fig. Anything that acts as a charm, or by which extraordinary results are achieved.


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Page: 354

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   


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