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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: of an obscure nature; "the new insurance policy is
           written without cryptic or mysterious terms"; "a deep
           dark secret"; "the inscrutable workings of Providence";
           "in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim
           origins of life"- Rachel Carson; "rituals totally
           mystifying to visitors from other lands" [syn: cryptic,
           cryptical, deep, inscrutable, mysterious,

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Inscrutable \In*scru"ta*ble\, a. [L. inscrutabilis : cf. F.
   inscrutable. See In- not, and Scrutiny.]
   Unsearchable; incapable of being searched into and understood
   by inquiry or study; impossible or difficult to be explained
   or accounted for satisfactorily; obscure; incomprehensible;
   as, an inscrutable design or event.
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         'T is not in man
         To yield a reason for the will of Heaven
         Which is inscrutable.                    --Beau. & Fl.
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         Waiving a question so inscrutable as this. --De
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Thesaurus Results for inscrutable:

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Greek to one, ambiguous, arcane, beyond understanding, cabalistic, impenetrable, inarticulate, incognizable, incoherent, incomprehensible, mystic, numinous, past comprehension, rambling, unaccountable, unconnected, unfathomable, unguessed, unintelligible, unknowable, unsearchable
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