Definition of sphinx-like in English:

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sphinx-like

adjective

Difficult to interpret or understand; inscrutable: Hughes will forever remain a sphinx-like enigma a sphinx-like smile
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  • His alcoholism took a toll on his enigmatic, sphinx-like charm.
  • That's always been an interesting, sort of sphinx-like territory for me to wander around in.
  • Both novellas have as their focus a sphinx-like ' femme fatale ' who destroys a lover or a husband attached to her like a slave.

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