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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy.

Usage examples (4)
  • She remembered now the sibyllic words of the young minister: "You, too, must tread the wine-press alone," and felt that the garments of her soul were taking the dye, the...
  • De Luca says, bore titles that were enigmatical and sibyllic, as, for example, the prefect of the per obitum, the prefect of the concessum, the cashier of the...
  • Its sibyllic splendor is beaming
  • 64. sibyllic: usually "sibylline," prophetic; from "sibyl." for more
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