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  • adj. Alternative form of Delphic.


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  • But you'd have to have been "delphic" to know that, Perle says.


  • The whole idea that a bunch of people who sit around at computer screens betting on stocks and eating cheese doodles all day really know much of anything, or that taking their herd responses collectively as some kind of delphic oracle has always seemed the height of folly to me.


  • With the synergy of the electronic environment, the mind is reaching a point where it will be free from the body to transcend immersions into the parameters of the delphic reality.

    Jane Chafin: Artspeak Quiz: Real or Randomly Generated?

  • Sort of in the sense that he was on the phone and being very delphic and she wasn't sure what secret he was talking about.

    William Bradley: In the Shadow of bin Laden: The California Connection

  • "Mad as Hell" paints a picture of Richard Viguerie, the delphic architect of the New Right, hard at work in a "windowless, air-conditioned, high- security office building in Falls Church, Virginia."

    When the Tea Party Began

  • What you need is a spokesperson, some delphic oracle to echo your message, a preacher to spread the good news.

    The Price Free Press

  • One foreign policy expert called that delphic, but also added it sounds like progress, an indication the Russians might be amenable at some point to sanctions against Iran.

    CNN Transcript Sep 23, 2009

  • Unfortunately, it's a rather delphic saying anyway, and he mangled it a bit further.

    "What the Hell is Mitt Romney Talking About?"

  • Perle goes so far as to say that, if he had his time over, he would not have advocated an invasion of Iraq: I think if I had been delphic, and had seen where we are today, and people had said, 'Should we go into Iraq?,

    November 2006

  • To the point of whether Giuliani is still earning money from Giuliani Partners, the answer seems a bit delphic, especially after a Washington Post article from October 30, in which Giuliani Partners spokeswoman Sunny Mindel described Giuliani as still working part-time for the company.

    A Tale of Two Giulianis


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