It can well be imagined that one would not ordinarily relish being drawn into abstruse discussions with such a person.
Even abstruse and highly specialized technologies like polymerase chain reaction have their roots in the existing practices of other genres.
In every field, from the simplest to the most abstruse, there are several books for the average, untrained lay reader, right through to those for experts in the field.
I've been working on this abstruse problem ever since last year.
Ioannidis deployed an abstruse mathematical argument to prove this, which some critics have questioned.
The discoveries were abstruse, but he was seen by many of his peers as a rising star.
Then one has either to change the subject, or make it more abstruse by saying that the scent is the shape which the universal joy takes in the flower.
Lu Xun's works are very abstruse. You must read between the lines.
Even the most abstruse fields, Mr Lazaridis observes, yield practical benefits in the long run.
Back on the floor of the Beijing trading house, however, China’s retail investors are not concerned with the more abstruse musings of the finance professionals.