abstruse knowledge

abstruse knowledge
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • recondite — adj. 1 (of a subject or knowledge) abstruse; out of the way; little known. 2 (of an author or style) dealing in abstruse knowledge or allusions; obscure. Derivatives: reconditely adv. reconditeness n. Etymology: L reconditus (as RE , conditus… …   Useful english dictionary

  • es|o|ter|i|ca — «EHS uh TEHR uh kuh», noun (plural). esoteric things; matters involving highly specialized or abstruse knowledge. ╂[< New Latin esoterica] …   Useful english dictionary

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