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abstruse
used in Of Human Bondage

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difficult to understand; or not known by the great majority of people
  • He had read a great deal, chiefly delighting in books which were unusual; and he poured forth his stores of abstruse knowledge with childlike enjoyment of the amazement of his hearers.
    89-90 — Chapters 89-90 (38% in)

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