Amulet (noun)

An object, typically an inscribed ring or stone, that is thought to have magic powers and to bring good luck.

Origin:

Late middle english: via old french from latin amuletum, from amuleta (plural), from amoliri "ward off", from ab- "away from" + molere "strike".

Examples:

  1. The amulet was said to protect the wearer from harm.
  2. The amulet was passed down from generation to generation.
  3. Many cultures have a tradition of wearing amulets for protection.
  4. The amulet was thought to have the power to ward off evil spirits.
  5. The archaeologist discovered a collection of ancient amulets in the ruins.
Some random words: genie, behead, insensate