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Cultural MystiquePlay
Occult often implies mysterious knowledge or activities that mainstream culture may view with suspicion or intrigue. SlideThe ancient book contained many occult symbols that puzzled the archaeologists.
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Not Always NegativePlay
While 'occult' can have a dark connotation, it is not inherently negative and can just refer to hidden matters. SlideThe herbalist's remedies had an occult significance known only to her.
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Not ScientificPlay
Occult is rarely used in scientific contexts and more often in literary or esoteric ones. SlideThe detective novel explored an occult phenomenon that defied logical explanation.