Apotelesmatic Ap`o*tel`es*mat"ic, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? effect of the stars on human destiny, fr. ? to complete; ? from + ? to end, ? end.] 1. Relating to the casting of horoscopes. [Archaic] --Whewell. [1913 Webster]

2. Relating to an issue of fulfillment. [1913 Webster]

In this way a passage in the Old Testament may have, or rather comprise, an apotelesmatic sense, i. e., one of after or final accomplishment. --M. Stuart. [1913 Webster]

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