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Definition of 'sibylline'


  1. resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy; "the high priest's divinatory pronouncement"; "mantic powers"; "a kind of sibylline book with ready and infallible answers to questions"
       Synonyms: divinatory mantic sibyllic vatic vatical
  2. having a secret or hidden meaning; "cabalistic symbols engraved in stone"; "cryptic writings"; "thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements"- John Gunther
       Synonyms: cabalistic kabbalistic qabalistic cryptic cryptical

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