Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating to or practising alchemy.
- adj. Of or pertaining to alchemists.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Relating to or practicing alchemy.
- adj. of or relating to alchemists
“Undoing the people's will is the mystical bait and switch known as the alchemistic art of the political magic, it's cornerstone and that ruling spirit is enmeshed in every aspect of the phantom system governance.”
“Perhaps more artists should get involved in politics to use our alchemistic skills to change such an ugly trade into something more beautiful.”
“There's an alchemistic quality to some of the more common explanations of Europe's crisis.”
“While it heated up, I went back to the bar and tried to reenact my alchemistic trick in a wine glass.”
“I'm sort of put off by people who make their livings--and I'm beginning to sound like my ancient mentor of the moment, Charles Ives--off of fiction and then claim to be reality philosophers and therefore the only observers able to fairly understand why multitudes of world folk follow the foolish and deadly biases and fears, off-the-wall platitudes, and alchemistic sciences of ancient imagination, an uneducated imagination.”
“Author of alchemistic and occult writings quoted in the Fihrist.”
“Sendivogius offered to effect Sethon's escape in return for assistance in his alchemistic pursuits, to which arrangement the Scottish alchemist willingly agreed.”
“In this, however, he was disappointed; she knew nothing of the matter, but she had the manuscript of an alchemistic work written by her late husband.”
“Afterwards, he appears to have degenerated into an impostor, but this is said to have been a finesse to hide his true character as an alchemistic adept.”
“PARACELSUS 'views were based upon his theory (undoubtedly true in a sense) that man is a microcosm, a world in miniature. 24 Now, all things material, taught PARACELSUS, contain the three principles termed in alchemistic phraseology salt, sulphur, and mercury.”
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