Definition of Delphically

1. [adv]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Delphically

deloryite
delos
deloul
delouls
delouse
deloused
delouser
delousers
delouses
delousing
delph
delphi technique
delphian node
delphically (current term)
delphin
delphine
delphinia
delphinic
delphinidin
delphinidins
delphinine
delphinion
delphinium
delphiniums
delphinoid
delphinoidea
delphinus
delphs

Literary usage of Delphically

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. One Woman's Life by Robert Herrick (1913)
"Yet in reply to another compliment, she admits, smiling delphically, — “Yes, I am a woman I” The man takes up another verse of his song, for he has planned ..."

2. Love's Dilemmas by Robert Herrick (1898)
"... to rights with himself and the world." " Why did n't you, when you had the chance ?" Mrs. Stone smiled delphically. " I was never 'fine. ..."

3. Certain Men of Mark: Studies of Living Celebrities by George Makepeace Towle (1880)
"As a minister, he was cautious, reticent, and as delphically official in his utterances as the veriest old-fashioned pupil of statecraft. ..."

4. The Kassandra Complex by Murray Lawrence, Lawrence Murray (2003)
"Kassandra, that fortunate woman, gained her tragedy when, because she would not surrender to Apollo her virginity, he delphically cursed her by adding that ..."

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