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esoteric


esoteric

adjective

Definition of ESOTERIC

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difficult for one of ordinary knowledge or intelligence to understand <metaphysics is such an esoteric subject that most people are content to leave it to the philosophers>
Synonyms abstruse, arcane, deep, esoteric, hermetic (also hermetical), recondite

February 28, 2015
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To speak pompously or dogmatically
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