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sib·yl·line(sĭb′ə-līn′, -lēn′) also si·byl·ic or si·byl·lic (sĭ-bĭl′ĭk)
1. Coming from, characteristic of, or relating to a sibyl.
2. Prophetic; oracular.
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|Adj.||1.||sibylline - resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy; "the high priest's divinatory pronouncement"; "mantic powers"; "a kind of sibylline book with ready and infallible answers to questions"|
|2.||sibylline - having a secret or hidden meaning; "cabalistic symbols engraved in stone"; "cryptic writings"; "thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements"- John Gunther|
esoteric - confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle; "a compilation of esoteric philosophical theories"
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sibylline[ˈsɪbɪlaɪn] ADJ → sibilino
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