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charmed circle

an exclusive or privileged group:
the charmed circle of concert violinists.
Origin of charmed circle
1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Knowing this, Zeneida had planned the intrigue which would effectually keep Pushkin out of the charmed circle on the eventful day.

    The Green Book Mr Jkai
  • Honestly, you're the only one within the charmed circle up to now.

    Mixed Faces Roy Norton
  • Often has one thus obtained his entrée into the charmed circle, while the other obtained both his entrée and roast.

  • Was it because this very day a new vision had entered into the charmed circle of her life?

    Dulcibel Henry Peterson
  • And outside each luminous sphere hovers a multitude eager to pass the charmed circle and so acquire recognition.

  • Come with me while I tie your horse, and then let's go to your charmed circle and talk.

    Sunlight Patch Credo Fitch Harris
  • It is our dear Edith's desire to slip into the charmed circle through the rift that the Rodneys make.

    The Husbands of Edith George Barr McCutcheon
  • As in a charmed circle of palpitating song, he succumbed to languor.

  • Then life becomes fascinated with this new wonder, and asks to be admitted into the charmed circle.

  • And I have done you harm, blundering into your charmed circle of heart-freedom!

    A Mock Idyl Percy Ross

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