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sibylline

Saltos de línea: sibyl|line
Pronunciación: /ˈsɪbɪlʌɪn
 
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Definición de sibylline en inglés:

adjetivo

chiefly literary
Relating to or characteristic of a sibyl; prophetic and mysterious: one glimpses them, uttering sibylline predictions of weal and woe his fascinating, if sometimes sibylline, meditations on the nation
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Mrs Atwater, in sibylline style, predicts of Philip: ‘These hands will bring you great fame.’
  • The girl's sibylline countenance unnerved viewers who, as one critic put it, were almost ‘repelled by the directness and force of the painting.’
  • It's confessional and ruminative, yet also clipped, ‘teacherly’ and sibylline.

Origen

late 16th century: from Latin Sibillinus, from Sibylla sibyl.

Words that rhyme with sibylline

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