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basilisk

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbasiliskbas‧i‧lisk /ˈbæsəlɪsk, ˈbæz-/ noun [countable]  an imaginary animal like a snake in ancient stories, supposed to be able to kill people by looking at them
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basiliskBut it was a mask-like smile that gave her face a waxy, basilisk look.
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