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Synonyms for occult

Synonyms for occult

Synonyms for occult

supernatural forces and events and beings collectively

supernatural practices and techniques

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cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention

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become concealed or hidden from view or have its light extinguished

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hide from view

hidden and difficult to see

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having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence

References in classic literature ?
When Doctor Kimble gave physic, it was natural that it should have an effect; but when a weaver, who came from nobody knew where, worked wonders with a bottle of brown waters, the occult character of the process was evident.
Ay, and aughts," replied Sancho; and shaking his fingers he washed his whole hand in the river along which the boat was quietly gliding in midstream, not moved by any occult intelligence or invisible enchanter, but simply by the current, just there smooth and gentle.
at all events, it did not prevent the archdeacon from being considered by the learned heads of the chapter, as a soul who had ventured into the vestibule of hell, who was lost in the caves of the cabal, groping amid the shadows of the occult sciences.
He could not see her face, but he knew very well in some occult manner that she had parted with some at least of her usual composure.
In some occult, subtle way a warning that all was not well had penetrated his sleep and aroused him.
I am asked if I believe in occult spiritual sympathies, and in ghostly apparitions of dead or distant persons.
With this one, all the forces of nature that are occult and deep and strong must have worked together in some wonderous way.