sciential


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sciential

(sī-ĕn′shəl)
adj.
Of or producing knowledge or science.
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Moreover, Apollonius' application of force and sharp edges to Lamia contrasts directly, and to his disadvantage, with the analytical skills formerly attributed to her: Not one hour old, yet of sciential brain To unperplex bliss from its neighbour pain; Define their pettish limits, and estrange Their points of contact, and swift counterchange; Intrigue with the specious chaos, and dispart Its most ambiguous atoms with sure art ...
In Jonson's Masque of Blackness, and particularly in focusing on images of the English sun's powers ("His light sciential is, and past mere nature, / Can salve the rude defects of every creature ...
Ghosh notes, for instance, that in De Veritate Sacrae Scripturae Wyclif embraces an apparently sciential hermeneutics while preserving the interpretive freedom enabled by a traditional sapiential model.
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