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  • adv. in a mystical manner

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a mystic manner, or by an act implying a secret meaning; in Greek liturgies, in a low or inaudible voice; secretly. See mystic recitation, under mystic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a mystical manner

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Examples

  • Plato has given for all time the progress of love from attachment to a single individual through to institutions, ideas, and what he called mystically the idea of beauty itself.

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  • No, if Harvard were a real place, people wouldn't invoke its name mystically, and make silly claims that the rest of academe follows its lead.

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  • The idea of someone who can play with their emotions, who can 'mystically' get them to do certain things, makes them uncomfortable.

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  • Could it be that being a "world spirit," rising above narrow nationalism, he "mystically" also rose above "signs"?

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  • Brady feels almost mystically connected to the bull, as if they share a sacred pact.

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  • In Volume III Sterne's narrator says, "You will no more be able to penetrate the moral of the next marbled page motly emblem of my work! than the world with all its sagacity has been able to unravel the many opinions, transactions and truths which still lie mystically hid under the dark veil of the black one."

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  • What would happen if Melville and Whitman were mystically transported from the great beyond and asked to give their opinion of our modern wars?

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  • What would happen, I wonder, if Melville and Whitman were mystically transported from the great beyond and asked to give their opinion of our modern wars?

    Cynthia Wachtell: An American Tradition of War and War Protest

  • Julia is outsize, pre-orgasmic in her exclamations, a woman with a knack for bliss: she can be mystically sated by a mouthful of buttered fish.

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  • That's partly because of the nature of the art—lovingly austere and mystically colorful abstract sculpture and atmospheric environments—and partly because the artists Larry Bell, Mary Corse, Robert Irwin, Craig Kauffman, James Turrell, Doug Wheeler, et al. were so talented.

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