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1) abstruse. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Beyond the understanding of an average mind: deep, esoteric, profound, recondite. Slang : heavy. See EASY, SURFACE....

2) obtuse, abstruse. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...imperceptive, unintelligent, unthinking : How can he be so obtuse as not to understand us? Abstruse means difficult to grasp or comprehend, needlessly complex, impossible...

3) abstruse. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...See OBTUSE. 1...

4) abstruse. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Difficult to understand; recondite. See synonyms at ambiguous. Latin abstrsus, past participle of abstrdere, to hide : abs-, ab-, away; see ab-1 + trdere, to push;...

5) recondite. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Not easily understood; abstruse. See synonyms at ambiguous. 2. Concerned with or treating something abstruse or obscure: recondite scholarship. 3. Concealed; hidden....

6) recondite. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Beyond the understanding of an average mind: abstruse, deep, esoteric, profound. Slang : heavy. See EASY, SURFACE....

7) esoteric. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Beyond the understanding of an average mind: abstruse, deep, profound, recondite. Slang : heavy. See EASY, SURFACE....

8) profound. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. Beyond the understanding of an average mind: abstruse, deep, esoteric, recondite. Slang : heavy. See EASY, SURFACE. 2. Extending far downward or inward from a...

9) legalese. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...vocabulary of the legal profession, especially when considered to be complex or abstruse....

10) 17687. Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...QUOTATION:My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper...

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