What is another word for philter?

Pronunciation: [fˈɪltə] (IPA)

Philter is a rarely used word in modern English language that means a love potion or a magical potion used as a charm. Synonyms for the word philter include elixir, love potion, brew, charm, potion, magic, spell, and witchery. These words may vary in their connotations but all refer to an enchanting substance or magic that has the power to influence the emotions or feelings of someone towards another. These words can be used interchangeably to describe potions or charms that are said to induce feelings of love and make a person fall in love. Though these words are commonly used in supernatural contexts, they can also be used figuratively to refer to any substance that has a powerful and transformative effect on people.

What are the hypernyms for Philter?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Philter

By the side of a rock, which hill him from Nefert, he paused, set the cup on a flat block of stone, and drew the flask with the philter out of his girdle.
"The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers"
Georg Ebers
He who followed the black arts of magic, should, according to the law, be punished by death, and the old woman had a bad name for her evil arts; but he had not sought her for the sake of the philter.
"The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers"
Georg Ebers
When Paaker set the cup of water for Nefert on the flat stone and felt for the philter, his soul was so full of desire that there was no room for hatred; still he could not altogether exclude the idea that he would commit a great crime by making use of a magic drink.
"The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers"
Georg Ebers

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