Elections make sense; central-bank announcements replete with jargon, arcane policies, and acronyms do not stir souls.
The Garden of Cyrus, with its arcane explorations of botany and geometry, may as well be an alchemical treatise or a grimoire.
Everything is way too arcane, now, for most folks to understand.
Worse yet, observes Ailes, our 42nd president remains a hopeless a policy wonk, the more complex and arcane the issue the better.
He peppers everyday discussion with arcane and morose tidbits of deathophelia.
arcane now admitted that they could not have got along half as well, if we had not gone ahead and looked out the land.
arcane was much pleased and laughed heartily when he saw no one was hurt.
The earth is tapped of its arcane energies, the very air yields to us its mysterious powers.
We met Bennett and arcane's teamsters, and as we expected they were already out of grub and no way to get anymore.
arcane took a bucket of water back from camp and after drinking it and resting awhile the ox was driven down to the spring.
1540s, from Latin arcanus "secret, hidden, private, concealed," from arcere "close up, enclose, contain," from arca "chest, box, place for safe-keeping," from PIE *ark- "to hold, contain, guard" (cf. Greek arkos "defense," arkein "to ward off;" Armenian argel "obstacle;" Lithuanian raktas "key," rakinti "to shut, lock").