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sibylline

sibylline

sibylline - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sibylline

Definition
(adj) resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy
Synonyms : divinatory , mantic , sibyllic , vatic , vatical
Example Sentence
  • the high priest's divinatory pronouncement
  • mantic powers
  • a kind of sibylline book with ready and infallible answers to questions

Definition
(adj) having a secret or hidden meaning
Example Sentence
  • cabalistic symbols engraved in stone
  • cryptic writings
  • thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sibylline

sibyline=see + by + line...see within the lines...have you heard the idiom reading between the lines...this word has exactly the meaning.
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by srinpraveen

In Harry Potter, Prof Trelawney's first name was Sibyll. She was the divination teacher!
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by sri007

SIBYLLINE is a SIGN of the DIVINE.
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by pushpa_edit

when duryondhan was born, god said, "yeh to trailer tha, i predict 99 more siblings"
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by rishib1988

Pronunciation : Sib-e-lin ... By converting marks to grades, we wonder whether Mr Sibal(our education minister) is PROPHETIC/SIBYLLINE or not?
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by rahularoradce

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