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 Meanings and Examples of ENIGMATIC
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enigmatic
 a.  obscure; puzzling; not easily explained or accounted for
Classic Sentence:
1  Thought is moved in its most sombre depths, social philosophy is bidden to its most poignant meditations, in the presence of that enigmatic dialect at once so blighted and rebellious.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—ROOTS
2  There was something enigmatic about that person, of which his instinct had warned him.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE OBSCURITIES WHICH A REVELATION CAN CONTAIN
3  This glow shone out in her exquisite, truly enigmatic eyes.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 18
4  There is nothing enigmatic in what I said.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
5  Holmes gave an enigmatic smile.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS
6  Thus he proceeded in a tolerably perplexed state of mind, putting to himself a hundred questions about this enigmatical personage.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X—WHICH EXPLAINS HOW JAVERT GOT ON THE SCENT
7  The first has the whole heavens in his eyes; the last, enigmatical though he may be, has still, beneath his eyelids, the pale beam of the infinite.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—MINES AND MINERS
8  Cosette was accustomed to the enigmatical side of her destiny, and hardly noticed her father's peculiarities.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—JEAN VALJEAN AS A NATIONAL GUARD
9  We find in the eighteenth century, in nearly all the songs of the galleys and prisons, a diabolical and enigmatical gayety.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—SLANG WHICH WEEPS AND SLANG WHICH LAUGHS
10  He had always felt the absolute impossibility of addressing that enigmatical man, who was, in his eyes, both equivocal and imposing.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—MARIUS HAGGARD, JAVERT LACONIC
11  Jean Valjean quitted the room, leaving Cosette stupefied at this enigmatical farewell.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—THE LOWER CHAMBER
12  My companion smiled an enigmatical smile.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
13  As I glanced up from reading this enigmatical message, I saw Holmes chuckling at the expression upon my face.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. The Adventure of The "Gloria Scott"
14  "Oh, yes, no doubt that is what I must have meant," said Holmes, with his enigmatical smile.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
15  For me, I silently recalled the mysterious shadows I had seen creeping on board the Pequod during the dim Nantucket dawn, as well as the enigmatical hintings of the unaccountable Elijah.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
Example Sentence:
1  Many have sought to fathom the enigmatic smile of the Mona Lisa.
2  Like many others who sought divine guidance from the oracle at Delphi, Oedipus could not understand the enigmatic oracular warning he received.
3  If the world were seeking a real-life Willy Wonka, it would have struggled to get closer than Michele Ferrero, the confectioner who seduced millions with his genius for mass-market chocolatey sweetmeats and yet remained an enigmatic recluse.
4  Haley studied her, an enigmatic smile on his face.
5  "Your language is enigmatical, sir: but though I am bewildered, I am certainly not afraid."