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Definition of the adjective arcane

What does arcane mean as an attribute of a noun?

Arcane is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: more arcane / most arcane

  1. requiring secret or mysterious knowledge
    • example: the arcane science of dowsing
    • similar: esoteric

Definition of the adjective arcane for high school students

    obscure, secret, known only by a few
    • example: The professor is an expert in arcane Lithuanian literature.

The adjective arcane is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Arcane

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Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2001)

by Gordon Gordh, David Headrick

MUSCUL, DORSALES INTERNI MEDIALES An arcane Latin term describing Median Internal Dorsal Muscles. MUSCUL| DORSALIS EXTERNI An arcane Latin term describing External Dorsal Muscles. MUSCULI DORSALIS INTERNI An ...

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

occult, arcane, esoteric, ritualistic, cabalistic, mystical, antirational, magic, magical, oracular, shamanistic. 2 mysterious, mystifying, eerie, spooky, weird, unfathomable, inscrutable, unknowable, impenetrable, veiled, shrouded, sphinxlike. ant ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

legion, lots, scores myrmidon: attendant, cohott, follower, henchman, henchwoman, minion, servant, sycophant mysterious: abstruse, arcane, cabalistic, concealed, cryptic, curious, dark, enigmatic, esoteric, inexplicable, inscrutable, magical, ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2010)

by Julia Cresswell

arcane 868 ARK arch, archbishop, arch-enemy, archer, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1998)

Volume 62 - Supplement 25 - Automated Discourse Generation to the User-Centered Revolution: 1970-1995 by Allen Kent

appreciate its more arcane beauties." It may be better to work with an orientation that strives to eliminate arcane beauties and make them openly accessible to all novices. As more ...

Google previewNew American Encyclopedia of Social and Commercial Information ... (1908)

Including Exhaustive Practical Treatises Especially Adapted for Self-instruction in English Grammar, Rhetoric and Literature, Modern Languages, the Plastic and Decorative Arts, Music ... the Theoretical and Practical Sciences ... the Principles of Law, Business Etiquette ... Together with a Multitude of Interesting Facts and Useful Recipes ... by James Edward Homans

arcane. way, a large final hook stands for the sound represented by the syllables, tion, sion ...

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We seem to have set up some very arcane rules as to when it is actually OK to applaud. (Emanuel Ax)
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Scrabble value of A1R1C3A1N1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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