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ar·cane

arcane

 
pronunciation:
ar keIn
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: of a secret or esoteric nature; mysterious.
Her interest lies in the arcane rituals of ancient peoples.
synonyms:
abstruse, enigmatic, esoteric, mysterious, secret
similar words:
cryptic, hidden, incomprehensible, inscrutable, mystic, occult, oracular, recondite, unfathomable
Word Combinations  About this feature
adverb + (adj.)arcane rather, relatively, seemingly, sometimes
(adj.)arcane + noun accounting, address, application, argument, aspect, bit, category, code, command, computer, concept, debate, derivative, detail, discipline, formula, hobby, interpretation, investor, issue, jargon, journal, key, knife, knowledge, labor, language, law, lingo, lore, mathematics, matter, method, physics, politics, principle, procedure, provision, purpose, quantum, realm, reference, regulation, ritual, rule, secret, set, software, specialty, structure, subject, symbol, talent, technique, theology, theory, topic, tradition, vocabulary  [See all][See only the most frequent]