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cab·a·lis·tic

 (kăb′ə-lĭs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Having a secret or hidden meaning; occult: cabalistic symbols engraved in stone.
2. Variant of kabbalistic.

cab′a·lis′ti·cal·ly adv.
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In summer 1849, a small group gathered at Winterbourne House at Bonchurch on the Isle of Wight to watch a conjuring show by "The Unparalleled Necromancer Rhia Rhama Rhoos," a magician apparently "educated cabalistically in the Orange Groves of Salamanca and the Ocean Caves of Alum Bay" (Forster 89-90).
5) Details of this kind have fascinated at least one other scholar, Dominique Aubier, who reads Don Quixote cabalistically, with Cervantes serving as a kind of latter-day seal of the Prophets: "La prophetie en cours concernerait l'achevement d'une enterprise soutenue par le Coran et l'Islam pour Mahomet, la Bible espagnole pour Cervantes" (2.
20) The cabalists from whom Bruno learned, Pico, Reuchlin and Agrippa, did use Cabala mainly to support other, more fundamental beliefs, Christian or magical; Bruno, in contrast, tried to think cabalistically.