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  • Though he was felt to be extremely thorough, he was not uncomfortably theoretic, and if he sometimes explained matters rather more minutely than might seem of use to the patient, he never went so far (like some practitioners one has heard of) as to trust to the explanation alone, but always left behind him an inscrutable prescription.

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  • The computer gave some inscrutable error message I can’t remember.
  • She was inscrutable.
    Maugham, W. Somerset  --  Of Human Bondage

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