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  • adjective Alternative spelling of chthonic.

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Examples

  • Uncharacteristically for me, I did no additional research on the band members, instrumentation, cthonic influences, etc.

    Sigur Ros

  • Kipperman suggests below, one can read the cthonic voice "as if" from the earthas a figure for a hoped-for collective agency, though admittedly led by intellectual orator-poets like Shelley, an idealized form of unacknowledged legislation.

    Shelley, Adorno, and the Scandal of Commited Art

  • “Prolonged exposure to the substances contained in certain cthonic emanations can cause extensive brain damage, which in turn could account for widespread memory loss in a given population, among other effects,” Data observed.

    TO STORM HEAVEN

  • But is not 'charm' a property of those quantum particles those scientists and engineers foolishly seek to summon in those cthonic tunnels under Switzerland?

    NZ On Screen

  • Although Quentin's immersion into a world of magic and people who are equally as talented and intelligent as him is a relief, his boarding school experience is not without its hardships, from the normal sexual and social tensions of the college years, to the eruption of a cthonic evil in the middle of one of Coldwater's classes.

    Everything2 New Writeups

  • How is my rejection of that way of seeing God different from the knee-jerk reaction many Christians might have to some of the darker, cthonic deities of Paganism?

    QuakerQuaker.org

  • As for cthonic, I've loved that word ever since I ran into in a story I read in high school.

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  • MetaFilter: a cthonic entity that has managed to breach the barrier between the depths of the nether reaches and the sun lit lands of happy 'normal' life.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • As for cthonic, I've loved that word ever since I ran into in a story I read in high school.

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  • MetaFilter: a cthonic entity that has managed to breach the barrier between the depths of the nether reaches and the sun lit lands of happy 'normal' life.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

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