Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 06/21/19 Delphic

Delphic (adjective)
Delphic [ del-fik ]


adjective
1. of or relating to Delphi.
2. of or relating to Apollo, or to his temples or oracles.
3. (often lowercase) oracular; obscure; ambiguous: She was known for her Delphic pronouncements.

RELATED FORMS
del·phi·cal·ly, adverb

RELATED WORDS
unimaginable, unintelligible, puzzling, impenetrable, opaque, unfathomable, baffling, mystifying, inconceivable, afraid, unsure, hesitant, touchy, shaky, apprehensive, anxious, uptight, troubled, enigmatic, ambiguous

Origin: 1590–1600; < Latin Delphicus < Greek Delphikós, equivalent to Delph(oí) Delphi + -ikos -ic

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