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gnomic

adjective uk   /ˈnəʊ.mɪk/  us   /ˈnoʊ-/ formal
used to describe something spoken or written that is short, mysterious, and not easily understood, but often seems wise: Peter is always coming out with gnomic utterances/pronouncements.
Translations of “gnomic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 精闢深奧的, 高深莫測的, 簡短晦澀的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 精辟深奥的, 高深莫测的, 简短晦涩的…
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