telestic

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From Ancient Greek τελεστικός ‎(telestikós), from τέλος ‎(télos, mystery religion).

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telestic ‎(comparative more telestic, superlative most telestic)

  1. Pertaining to religious mysteries.
    • 1992: He paused, and took a drink. ‘Do you remember last fall, in Julian’s class, when we studied what Plato calls telestic madness? Bakcheia? Dionysiac frenzy?’ — Donna Tartt, The Secret History

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