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.
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2. Resembling an oracle in some way, as in solemnity, wisdom, authority, obscurity, ambiguity, dogmatism.
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They have something venerable and oracular in that unadorned gravity and shortness in the expression.
Pope.
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-- O*rac"u*lar*ly, adv. -- O*rac"u*lar*ness, n.
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