Example sentences for: delphic

How can you use “delphic” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Legend claims that the city of Byzantium was founded around 660 b.c. by a Greek named Byzas, after the Delphic Oracle had bidden him to build his city “opposite the Land of the Blind. ”

  • But Schickel does seem to see him as some sort of Delphic oracle, and his attempts to translate the man's monosyllabic pronouncements make for hilarity: " 'Women,' Clint says, a sort of sad befuddlement in his tone, 'always want to know what you're thinking.

  • Even so, his Delphic statement of principles might hoodwink conservatives and moderates.

  • Finance ministers and central bankers interpreted Rubin's Delphic utterance as a sign that the United States would stop its two-year effort to push the dollar higher against other currencies.

  • I trace my lineage back to Joseph, Solomon, the Delphic Oracle, Cassandra, Adam Smith, and Benjamin Franklin.

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