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For some abstruse reason Margaret's skirts were not affected by the wind.

The Copy-Cat and Other StoriesMary E. Wilkins Freeman

It turns on an abstruse maxim of law, which makes it necessary for us to take a very circuitous mode of doing a very plain thing.

Next, because the abstruse details of physiology, in the present, are not intelligible for general reading.

I shook my head with the helpless feeling of trying to explain some abstruse knowledge to a child.

The Thing from the LakeEleanor M. Ingram

Willingly,” said Mr Escot, smiling; “I have an abstruse reason for the inquiry.

Headlong HallThomas Love Peacock

He sometimes surprised his hearers with the originality of his abstruse theories.

Selecting an abstruse and very unfamiliar subject, they delved into the Encyclopædia Britannica and thoroughly posted themselves.

It is a metaphysicological treatise, or the most abstruse metaphysics of theology.

It was useless to argue so abstruse a point with so interested and impassioned a reasoner.

There was a dull, wondering look in his eyes, as though he were trying to figure out some abstruse problem.

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