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Word Meanings - RECONDITE - Book Publishers vocabulary database

of recondere to put up again, to lay up, to conceal; pref. re- re- + 1. Hidden from the mental or intellectual view; secret; abstruse; as, recondite causes of things. 2. Dealing in things abstruse; profound; searching; as, recondite studies.

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of recondere to put up again, to lay up, to conceal; pref. re- re- + 1. Hidden from the mental or intellectual view; secret; abstruse; as, recondite causes of things. 2. Dealing in things abstruse; profound; searching; as, recondite studies. "Recondite learning." Bp. Horsley.

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    Something put into a liquid or mass to make it thicker.
    A certain Oriental system of theosophy. A. P. Sinnett.
    An adjustable piece, pierced with a small hole to peep through in aiming, attached to a rifle or other firearm near the breech; -- distinguished from an open sight.
    Meddlesome. Macaulay.
    drawing, dessein a plan or scheme; all, ultimately, from L. designare to designate; de- + signare to mark, mark out, signum mark, sign. See 1. To draw preliminary outline or main features of; to sketch for a pattern or model; to delineate; to trace
    The act of solemnizing; celebration; as, the solemnization of a marriage.
    In an inquisitive manner. The occasion that made him afterwards so inquisitively apply himself to the study of physic. Boyle.
    A defect of respiration in a horse, that is unassociated with noise in breathing or with the signs of emphysema.
    A member of one of the ten sections into which the Athenian senate of five hundred was divided, and to each of which belonged the presidency of the senate for about one tenth of the year.
    Hidden from the eye or the understanding; inviable; secret; concealed; unknown. It is of an occult kind, and is so insensible in its advances as to escape observation. I. Taylor. Occult line , a line drawn as a part of the construction of a figure
    The state or quality of being impervious to light; opacity. Dr. H. More.
    The old English or Gothic letter, in which the Early English manuscripts were written, and the first English books were printed. It was conspicuous for its blackness. See Type.
    Obscurity. Bp. Hall.
    Designated; appointed; chosen. Sir G. Buck.
    1. Full of shade or shadows; causing shade or shadow. "Shadowy verdure." Fenton. This shadowy desert, unfrequented woods. Shak. 2. Hence, dark; obscure; gloomy; dim. "The shadowy past." Longfellow. 3. Not brightly luminous; faintly light. The moon
    corresponding to the compar. interior cf. F. intime. The form 1. Innermost; inward; internal; deep-seated; hearty. "I knew from intimate impulse." Milton. 2. Near; close; direct; thorough; complete. He was honored with an intimate and immediate
    1. To perform with solemn or ritual ceremonies, or according to legal forms. Baptism to be administered in one place, and marriage solemnized in another. Hooker. 2. To dignify or honor by ceremonies; to celebrate. Their choice nobility and flowers
    See PRIAN
    Etym: 1. To make or render black. While the long funerals blacken all the way. Pope 2. To make dark; to darken; to cloud. "Blackened the whole heavens." South. 3. To defame; to sully, as reputation; to make infamous; as, vice blackens
    Not explicable; not explainable; incapable of being explained, interpreted, or accounted for; as, an inexplicable mystery. "An inexplicable scratching." Cowper. Their reason is disturbed; their views become vast and perplexed, to others
    Incapableness of decomposition; stability; permanence; durability.
    A secretary who is subordinate to the chief secretary; an assistant secretary; as, an undersecretary of the Treasury.
    Repleviable. Sir M. Hale.
    The state or quality of being indispensable, or absolutely necessary. S. Clarke.
    . A black pigment used in copperplate printing, prepared by burning vine twigs, the lees of wine, etc. McElrath.
    Capable of being cleansed. Sherwood.
    Capable of being imposed or laid on. Hammond.
    To meddle with the affairs of others; to meddle officiously; to interpose or interfere improperly; to mix or meddle with. The practice of Spain hath been, by war and by conditions of treaty, to intermeddle with foreign states. Bacon. Syn. -- To
    Relating to or resembling an enigma; not easily explained or accounted for; darkly expressed; obscure; puzzling; as, an enigmatical answer.


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