- The biographer's contextualising presence allows us to catch even the most recondite allusion.
- The recondite topic of usury allowed Noonan to consider the problem of doctrinal development at greater length.
- Whether in science, philosophy, or religion, the use of recondite terminology has a tendency to impede the dissemination of useful concepts and theories.
- Derrida burst on to the world stage in the 1960s with his recondite theory known as deconstruction.
- Hellenistic literature displayed (sometimes in one and the same work) a mandarin artificiality full of recondite, learned allusions and a lively, realistic interest in everyday life.
- Such recondite periphrasis brought its own reward.
- He took his stories from writers more recondite than Ovid and Livy, the sources for the painters of the Bourbon monarchy and the Napoleonic empire.
- His accompanying text may not answer every question on this recondite subject.
- They must have found their teacher too sophisticated, too full of recondite allusions for them to follow.
- But if you dress up the idea in a forbidding vocabulary, full of neologisms and recondite references to philosophy, then you may have a prescription for academic stardom.
- Let's show the world that we can be lucid and enthusiastic explainers of recondite ideas, not merely the flamboyant show-offs that unfair stereotypes so often paint us to be.
- I have known non-intellectual teachers and writers with a marvelous capacity for getting recondite points across to the most obtuse student or reader.
- Feeling uncertain of his understanding of the mathematical concepts, he asked senior mathematicians to test his grasp of the more recondite concepts.
- Hansen uses short sentences and has a knack for clarifying opaque and recondite ideas.
- Imagery is of central importance to all three poets, and their use of images is daring, varied, and frequently recondite.
- The Buddha's monks were not to speculate about the future or the past, or about such recondite questions as the beginning or end of the world.
- Bruce was a lively and fascinating speaker, with a huge fund of anecdotes and recondite facts.
- She metamorphosed into a highly intelligent woman who engaged the General on recondite matters of French history and culture.
- And if the model of critical practice sounds urbane, recondite and not a little esoteric, it need not be dull.
- It is a mine of interesting and recondite information, written by the leading authorities in their fields.