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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Resembling an oracle in obscurity of thought; Not clear to the understanding.

Usage examples (34)
  • I didn't grasp the meaning of that enigmatic comment until much later
  • Arbuthnot on his arrival will find his wife in enigmatic tears.
  • Gianbattista and Lucia conversed in a low tone, in short, enigmatic phrases.
  • They turn up and disappear, leaving traces and clues, but remain enigmatic, ambiguous. for more
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