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AMULET

(animism). A lifeless object that is carried on one's person and that others credit with secret and innate power to preserve from misfortune or to cause an undertaking to prosper.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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