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mystic
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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relating to realities that are outside of scientific understanding and normal experience; or one who attempts to tune into such realities
  • And the mystical muddiness of so much of the thinking—I remember that, too; and talking to plants.
    p. 519.5
  • " The Virgin Mary lifted her head from the Christ Child's lap, a mystical grin upon her flushed face; she thumped both hands to her heart—as if an arrow, or a lance, had run her through from behind; and her eyes rolled toward her shining forehead as if, even before she could fall, she were giving up the ghost.
    p. 222.9
  • "No one killed her," Germaine said; a certain mystical detachment flooded her eyes and caused her to slightly revise her statement.
    p. 251.9

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