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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Understood by few; mysterious or secret;

Usage examples (40)
  • Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed
  • The arcane science of dowsing
  • Obfuscation of data: Some sites have made their data available, but in arcane or unparseable formats.
  • Fewer than half a dozen articles have been published on apotemnophilia, most of them in arcane journals. for more
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