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synonyms for Delphic

  • ambiguous
  • arcane
  • enigmatic
  • equivocal
  • incomprehensible
  • mysterious
  • strange
  • vague
  • veiled
  • Delphian
  • abstruse
  • apocryphal
  • cabalistic
  • dark
  • esoteric
  • evasive
  • hidden
  • inexplicable
  • murky
  • mystic
  • mystical
  • mystifying
  • occult
  • opaque
  • oracular
  • perplexing
  • puzzling
  • recondite
  • secretive
  • tenebrous
  • unclear
  • unfathomable
  • uninformative
  • acute
  • complex
  • difficult
  • heavy
  • hidden
  • profound
  • serious
  • occult
  • secret
  • wise
  • abstruse
  • arcane
  • concealed
  • discerning
  • esoteric
  • hard to understand
  • hermetic
  • incisive
  • intricate
  • learned
  • mysterious
  • obscure
  • orphic
  • penetrating
  • recondite
  • sagacious
  • sibylline
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antonyms for Delphic

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  • certain
  • clear
  • common
  • definite
  • known
  • normal
  • obvious
  • plain
  • sure
  • seen
  • straightforward
  • common
  • familiar
  • known
  • obvious
  • public
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    How to use Delphic in a sentence

    But the only reply this Delphic utterance called forth from Peggy was a reproachful pinch.
    PEGGY RAYMOND'S VACATIONHARRIET L. (HARRIET LUMMIS) SMITH
    The Bible is not a book of puzzles, a delphic oracle, to be read in any way suited to the occasion or desires.
    THE OTHER SIDE OF EVOLUTIONALEXANDER PATTERSON
    He consulted the Delphic oracle with a view to learning the means of escaping from this disease.
    DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSES OF PIANO WORKSEDWARD BAXTER PERRY
    "Know thyself" and "Nothing too much" were inscribed upon the Delphic oracle.
    ESSAYSRALPH WALDO EMERSON
    That was veritably a Delphic utterance at that moment, had Hiram only known it.
    THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
    As a whole, the spirit of the piece is much more Delian (Ionian) than Delphic.
    THE HOMERIC HYMNSANDREW LANG
    A stream of prophecy, which rivalled the truth and reputation of the Delphic oracle, flowed from the Castalian fountain of Daphne.
    THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
    Melpomene, assume that pride which your merits have acquired, and willingly crown my hair with the Delphic laurel.
    THE WORKS OF HORACEHORACE
    The Delphic oracle, and some of the others, used for a long time to give their answers in verses.
    THE HUMBUGS OF THE WORLDP. T. BARNUM
    Claim the good sense, but claim it in its own kind—separated and high—kingly—Delphic—divine.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL. 68, NO 420, OCTOBER 1850VARIOUS
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