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    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.

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

SIBYLLINE is a SIGN of the DIVINE.

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

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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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