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Definition 1: having a secret or hidden meaning - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sibylline or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • cabalistic symbols engraved in stone
  • cryptic writings
  • thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements

Synonyms for sibylline in the sense of this definition

(sibylline is similar to ...) confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle

"a compilation of esoteric philosophical theories"

Definition 2: resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sibylline or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the high priest's divinatory pronouncement
  • mantic powers
  • a kind of sibylline book with ready and infallible answers to questions

Synonyms for sibylline in the sense of this definition

(sibylline is similar to ...) foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention

"prophetic writings" "prophetic powers" "words that proved prophetic"

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