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The original meaning of the word glamour was the act of casting a spell over someone. The modern meaning of the word relates to fascination, charisma, beauty or sexual attraction. A person, or their lifestyle, can be described as glamourous. The alternative spelling glamor is little-used, even in America. In Christopher Priest's 1984 fantasy novel,The Glamour, the innate ability to turn one's self invisible is to possess the glamour. The name Christopher Priest can refer to: Christopher Priest, British writer of science fiction Christopher Priest, American writer of comic books also known as Jim Owsley Categories: Disambiguation ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

In his book It, Stephen King uses the Gaelic word glamour in reference to the creature known as It or Pennywise, saying that it means a creature able to either truly change its shape and/or physical appearance at will, or be seen as different things by different people. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with It_(monster). ... Stephen King Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author best known for his highly successful horror novels. ... Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig; IPA: ) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ...

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