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  • n. The study of esoterica

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Mysterious or hidden doctrines; secret science.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Mysterious or hidden doctrines; occult science.


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  • One of the esoterics is a former teacher named Jean.

    NYT > Home Page

  • They point to an increasing presence of "esoterics," who settled in Bugarach around the year 2000 and who are also attracted to the tranquillity, the low price of real estate and the history of the area.

    NYT > Home Page

  • However some of the 'esoterics' can struggle, particularly those that are slightly niche or faddy.

    Army Rumour Service

  • Nor are films split between hothouse esoterics distributed solely to hoity-toity boutique venues versus "crowd-pleasers" shown in every mall (besides, Hellas doesn't have malls - it has small shopping courtyards).

    Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.: The Andreadis Unibrow Theory of Art

  • Either esoterics are in search of a novel way to flutter the dovecoats or the soul of selective adverbs have mutated into literary phlogiston.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » “Arguably” Instead of Argument:

  • Considering the eruption of Mount Merapi volcano, the International Charitable Fund ‘Star of Hope’ which represents the union of esoterics of Ukraine would like to inform you that according to our predictions the critical point eruption is expecting on the period of 12-15 May, 2006.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » The President of Indonesia and the Internet

  • With a little advance preparation, I believe an hour and 15 minutes is all we need to acquire a faculty second to none in the hermeneutics of law, legal esoterics, and other arts of absolutely no use to any client, real or imagined.


  • Representatives are frightened of standing for high principles and being sacrificed by their constituents that don't care for such esoterics.

    Democrats Aren't Wafflers, They're Wifflers

  • But impeachment HEARINGS are exactly the way to bring those esoterics into the processing capabilities and attention of the ordinary American.

    How About an Impeachment Truth Movement?

  • Because they have a strong interest in the esoterics of temperature proxy data and statistics.

    Unthreaded #3 « Climate Audit


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