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ADJECTIVE (3)

1. of or relating to an oracle;
- Example: "able by oracular means to expose a witch"

2. obscurely prophetic;
- Example: "Delphic pronouncements"
- Example: "an oracular message"
[syn: Delphic, oracular]

3. resembling an oracle in obscurity of thought;
- Example: "the oracular sayings of Victorian poets"
- Example: "so enigmatic that priests might have to clarify it"
- Example: "an enigmatic smile"
[syn: enigmatic, oracular]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Oracular \O*rac"u*lar\, a. [L. oracularius. See Oracle.] 1. Of or pertaining to an oracle; uttering oracles; forecasting the future; as, an oracular tongue. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling an oracle in some way, as in solemnity, wisdom, authority, obscurity, ambiguity, dogmatism. [1913 Webster] They have something venerable and oracular in that unadorned gravity and shortness in the expression. --Pope. [1913 Webster] -- O*rac"u*lar*ly, adv. -- O*rac"u*lar*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

oracular adj 1: of or relating to an oracle; "able by oracular means to expose a witch" 2: obscurely prophetic; "Delphic pronouncements"; "an oracular message" [syn: Delphic, oracular] 3: resembling an oracle in obscurity of thought; "the oracular sayings of Victorian poets"; "so enigmatic that priests might have to clarify it"; "an enigmatic smile" [syn: enigmatic, oracular]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

45 Moby Thesaurus words for "oracular": apocalyptic, augural, auguring, bigoted, conceited, divinatory, doctrinaire, doctrinarian, dogmatic, dogmatizing, fatidic, forecasting, foreseeing, foretelling, forewarning, fortunetelling, haruspical, mantic, opinionated, opinionative, opinioned, peremptory, pontifical, positive, positivistic, predictional, predictive, predictory, prefigurative, prefiguring, presageful, presaging, presignificative, presignifying, prognostic, prognosticative, pronunciative, prophetic, self-opinionated, self-opinioned, sibyllic, sibylline, vaticinal, vaticinatory, weather-wise