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Synonyms for esoteric

Synonyms for esoteric

beyond the understanding of an average mind

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confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle

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Bissonette joins Guggenheim Securities from Deutsche Bank, where as co-head of the Special Situations sector within Structured Credit, he focused on Esoteric ABS and related financing products.
Esoteric Ltd is a leading provider of technical surveillance countermeasures, counterespionage, technical security services and training, delivering high value, discreet and bespoke solutions to organisations, government departments and individuals.
If one were to imagine an American Renaissance without any of these prior esoteric traditions," writes Versluis, "its entire character would be changed and it might very well not exist at all" (186).
These dynamics tend to arise in esoteric, niche domains that are overseen by specialists.
Even at his most abstract and esoteric, one senses that the author's care, not only for the placement of words on the page, but also for their intended emotional impact.
John "Lofty" Wiseman of the British Special Air Service provides a compendium of esoteric information for the stranded: cook ants for at least six minutes, zigzag when fleeing a rhino, and don't urinate while swimming in the Amazon because a catfish might swim up your urethra.
With this projected increase in sophisticated testing and the shortage of certified staff, the esoteric reference lab is likely to become even more important to hospital and clinic laboratories.
Ascent will identify and act on special situations in direct real estate equity and debt investments, sub-performing, non-performing and esoteric real estate assets and related debt, and portfolios, joint ventures and operating companies.
The theory is significant because it allows a number of system problems involving mixers and frequency conversion to be solved analytically and because it demystifies this rather esoteric subject.
This is Chris Bird, design director of Ford of Europe, on the Ford Visos concept that was debuted at the IAA: "Above all, we wanted it to remind everyone that, despite the hugely competitive nature of today's automotive business, the young design group inside Ford of Europe can express themselves in a more esoteric way.
They stress, however, the rhetorical and didactic uses of alchemy and caution against an interpretation that sees it as a quest for spiritual elevation through esoteric illumination.
In addition to some rather esoteric material (the second census, the daughters of Zelophehad, the festival calendar, the route to the promised land, and the tribal territories), this part of Numbers also contains the story of the brazen serpent, the Balaam account, and the sin at Baal Peor.
Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the city must either remove the stone monument or also display the "Seven Aphorisms" of Summum, an esoteric religion founded in Salt Lake City in 1975.
Happily, the Internet makes available esoteric traditions that were once virtually inaccesible--from Gnosticism and Hermetism to Tantra, magic(k), and Freemasonry.
This 534-page encyclopedia has detailed entries that explain the significance of religious terms from the exoteric (finding meaning in religious forms such as literal interpretation) and esoteric (trying to understand the underlying meaning of the form, which cannot be mistaken with the form itself) perspectives.