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Wordnet 3.0


1. requiring secret or mysterious knowledge;
- Example: "the arcane science of dowsing"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Arcane \Ar*cane"\, a. [L. arcanus.] Hidden; secret. [Obs.] "The arcane part of divine wisdom." --Berkeley. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

arcane adj 1: requiring secret or mysterious knowledge; "the arcane science of dowsing"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

79 Moby Thesaurus words for "arcane": abstract, abstruse, cabalistic, censored, classified, close, closed, concealed, cryptic, dark, deep, eerie, enigmatic, esoteric, extramundane, extraterrestrial, fey, hermetic, hidden, hush-hush, hypernormal, hyperphysical, impenetrable, inscrutable, latent, mysterious, mystic, mystical, numinous, occult, otherworldly, preterhuman, preternatural, preternormal, pretersensual, profound, psychic, recondite, restricted, secret, smothered, spiritual, stifled, superhuman, supernatural, supernormal, superphysical, supersensible, supersensual, suppressed, supramundane, supranatural, top secret, transcendental, transmundane, ulterior, unaccountable, unbreatheable, uncanny, under security, under wraps, undisclosable, undisclosed, undivulgable, undivulged, unearthly, unguessed, unhuman, unknowable, unrevealable, unrevealed, unspoken, untellable, untold, unutterable, unuttered, unwhisperable, unworldly, weird