adverb see orphic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Orphically — See Orphic. * * * …   Universalium

  • orphically — or·phi·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • orphically — adverb see orphic I …   Useful english dictionary

  • Orphic — Orphically, adv. /awr fik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Orpheus. 2. resembling the music attributed to Orpheus; entrancing. 3. pertaining to a religious or philosophical school maintaining a form of the cult of Dionysus, or Bacchus, ascribed to… …   Universalium

  • orphic — adjective Date: 1655 1. capitalized of or relating to Orpheus or the rites or doctrines ascribed to him 2. mystic, oracular 3. fascinating, entrancing • orphically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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