delphically
adverb see Delphic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Delphically — See Delphic. * * * …   Universalium

  • delphically — delˈphically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑Delphic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Delphic — delphically, adv. /del fik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Delphi. 2. of or pertaining to Apollo, or to his temples or oracles. 3. (often l.c.) oracular; obscure; ambiguous: She was known for her Delphic pronouncements. [1590 1600; < L Delphicus <… …   Universalium

  • Delphic — adjective Date: 1567 1. of or relating to ancient Delphi or its oracle 2. often not capitalized ambiguous, obscure < Delphic utterances > • delphically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Delphic — /ˈdɛlfɪk/ (say delfik) adjective 1. relating to Delphi, to the temple and oracle of Apollo there, or to Apollo himself. 2. (also lower case) ambiguous; enigmatic; obscure. Also, Delphian. –Delphically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • Del|phic|al|ly — or Del|phic|al|ly «DEHL fihk lee», adverb. in an obscure, enigmatic, or ambiguous manner: »“You may go on that assumption,” he answered Delphically (Nigel Nicolson). SYNONYM(S): cryptically …   Useful english dictionary

  • del|phic|al|ly — or Del|phic|al|ly «DEHL fihk lee», adverb. in an obscure, enigmatic, or ambiguous manner: »“You may go on that assumption,” he answered Delphically (Nigel Nicolson). SYNONYM(S): cryptically …   Useful english dictionary

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