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Sample sentences for the GRE study word talisman

talisman can be used as a noun

1.Here is a talisman will remove all difficulties' and she held out a pretty gold ring. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
2.Dress was the one unfailing talisman and charm used for keeping all things in their places. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
3.Say the following talisman three times with hands folde. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
4.Though by no means less liable than their fellow-men to age and infirmity, they had evidently some talisman or other that kept death at bay. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
5.The minister--painfully embarrassed, but hoping that a kiss might prove a talisman to admit him into the child's kindlier regards--bent forward, and impressed one on her brow. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
6.O Fiend, whose talisman was that fatal symbol, wouldst thou leave nothing, whether in youth or age, for this poor sinner to revere--such loss of faith is ever one of the saddest results of sin. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
7.My assistant and I are of no country, we belong to all Barsoom and this talisman which we wear protects us in all lands, even among the green men--though we do not trust ourselves to their hands if we can avoid it," he added. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
8.It may be that it was the talisman of a stern and severe, but yet a guardian spirit, who now forsook her as recognising that, in spite of his strict watch over her heart, some new evil had crept into it, or some old one had never been expelled. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
9."Sesame," taken from the story of the robbers' cave in the _Arabian Nights_, means a secret word or talisman which unlocks a treasure house. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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