Exoterical
Exoteric Ex`o*ter"ic, Exoterical Ex`o*ter"ic*ala. [L. exotericus, Gr. ? fr. ? out: cf. F. exot['e]rique. See {Ex}-] External; public; suitable to be imparted to the public; hence, capable of being readily or fully comprehended; -- opposed to {esoteric}, or secret. [1913 Webster]

The foppery of an exoteric and esoteric doctrine. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]


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