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synonyms for oracular

  • Delphian
  • ambiguous
  • anticipating
  • apocalyptic
  • arcane
  • auguring
  • auspicious
  • authoritative
  • cabalistic
  • clairvoyant
  • cryptic
  • discovering
  • divining
  • dogmatic
  • fatidic
  • foreboding
  • forecasting
  • foretelling
  • imperious
  • interpretive
  • mantic
  • mysterious
  • mystical
  • obscure
  • occult
  • ominous
  • peremptory
  • portending
  • portentous
  • positive
  • predicting
  • presaging
  • prescient
  • proclaiming
  • sage
  • secret
  • sibylline
  • significant
  • soothsaying
  • vague
  • vatic
  • venerable
  • wise
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How to use oracular in a sentence

After this manifestation of spiritual presence, the priest within is prepared to give oracular responses.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
Unreasonably to the others, Michael did not object very much to Wilmot's oracular addresses on the delights of youth.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
"I would na be surprised," he observed with oracular amiability.
THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'SFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
I suppose I remembered it for its oracular sound, and because I was not intended to listen.
THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
"Nothing offends a woman so much as to be afraid of offending her," was her oracular reply, as she flitted over the sill.
LOVE IN A CLOUDARLO BATES
Prophecy belonged to him, and it was from this god Phœbus received oracular gifts.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
This Witch of Endor offered to tell my fortune, with much dignity and proper oracular enunciation.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. XXII (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
"She has the sense of the Leitmotiv," said Bemolle, with awestruck eyes and oracular forefinger.
THE DEVOURERSANNIE VIVANTI CHARTRES
But I ask you, whether the oracular brevity of each of the sentences is not perfectly in the manner of Shakspeare.
A LETTER ON SHAKSPERE'S AUTHORSHIP OF THE TWO NOBLE KINSMENWILLIAM SPALDING
In the Egyptian hieroglyphic texts the gods speak in an oracular manner, and their consultation by the Pharaohs is mentioned.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
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WORDS RELATED TO ORACULAR

  • ominous
  • oracular
  • predictive
  • prophetic
  • revealing
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