enigmatical

  • 1 enigmatical — index equivocal, esoteric, hidden, inapprehensible, incomprehensible, indefinable, indefinite, indistinct …

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  • 2 Enigmatical — Enigmatic E nig*mat ic (?; 277), Enigmatical E nig*mat ic*al, a. [Cf. F. [ e]nigmatique.] Relating to or resembling an enigma; not easily explained or accounted for; darkly expressed; not clear to the understanding; obscure; puzzling; as, an… …

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  • 3 enigmatical — enigmatic / enigmatical [adj] mysterious ambiguous, cryptic, dark, Delphian*, doubtful, equivocal, incomprehensible, indecipherable, inexplicable, inscrutable, obscure, occult, oracular, perplexing, puzzling, recondite, secret, Sibylline*,… …

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  • 4 enigmatical — enigma ► NOUN ▪ a mysterious or puzzling person or thing. DERIVATIVES enigmatic adjective enigmatical adjective enigmatically adverb. ORIGIN Greek ainigma riddle …

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  • 5 enigmatical — adjective see enigmatic …

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  • 6 enigmatical — adjective a) Pertaining to an enigma. b) Alternate of enigmatic. See Also: enigmatically …

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  • 7 enigmatical — adj. mysterious, puzzling, ambiguous, unclear …

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  • 8 enigmatical — a. See enigmatic …

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  • 9 enigmatical — enig·mat·i·cal …

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  • 10 enigmatical — adjective not clear to the understanding I didn t grasp the meaning of that enigmatic comment until much later prophetic texts so enigmatic that their meaning has been disputed for centuries • Syn: ↑enigmatic, ↑puzzling • Similar to:… …

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  • 11 enigmatical canon — noun a canon in which the entrances of successive parts were indicated by cryptic symbols and devices (popular in the 15th and 16th centuries) • Syn: ↑enigma canon, ↑enigmatic canon, ↑riddle canon • Hypernyms: ↑canon * * * noun see enigma canon …

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  • 12 Enigmatic — E nig*mat ic (?; 277), Enigmatical E nig*mat ic*al, a. [Cf. F. [ e]nigmatique.] Relating to or resembling an enigma; not easily explained or accounted for; darkly expressed; not clear to the understanding; obscure; puzzling; as, an enigmatical… …

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  • 13 Theological Aspects of the Avesta —     The Theological Aspects of the Avesta     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Theological Aspects of the Avesta     I. GOD     The name of the Supreme God of the Avestic system is Ahura Mazda (in the Achaemenid royal inscriptions, Auramazda), which …

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  • 14 Mysterious — Mys*te ri*ous, a. [F. myst[ e]rieux. See 1st {Mystery}.] Of or pertaining to mystery; containing a mystery; difficult or impossible to understand; inexplicable; obscure; not revealed or explained; enigmatical; incomprehensible. [1913 Webster] God …

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  • 15 secret — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Kept private Nouns secret; dead secret, profound secret; mystery; sealed or closed book; skeleton in the closet; confidence; hidden agenda; problem, enigma, riddle, puzzle, crossword puzzle, [double]… …

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  • 16 Equivocalness — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Having a double sense. < N PARAG:Equivocalness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 equivocalness equivocalness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 double meaning double meaning &c. 516 Sgm: N 1 ambiguity ambiguity double entente double entendre… …

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  • 17 γριφοειδές — γριφοειδής enigmatical masc/fem voc sg γριφοειδής enigmatical neut nom/voc/acc sg …

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  • 18 enigma canon — noun a canon in which the entrances of successive parts were indicated by cryptic symbols and devices (popular in the 15th and 16th centuries) • Syn: ↑enigmatic canon, ↑enigmatical canon, ↑riddle canon • Hypernyms: ↑canon * * * noun or …

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  • 19 enigmatic — adjective 1. not clear to the understanding (Freq. 2) I didn t grasp the meaning of that enigmatic comment until much later prophetic texts so enigmatic that their meaning has been disputed for centuries • Syn: ↑enigmatical, ↑puzzling • Similar… …

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  • 20 puzzling — adjective 1. lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity (Freq. 2) sent confusing signals to Iraq perplexing to someone who knew nothing about it a puzzling statement • Syn: ↑confusing, ↑perplexing …

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