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of or relating to the foretelling of events by or as if by supernatural means

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obscurely prophetic

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resembling an oracle in obscurity of thought

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Tulliver had been watching his friend's oracular face became quite eager.
The partners themselves were uncommunicative; even Whiskey Dick, who since his remarkable social elevation had become less oracular, much to his own astonishment, contributed nothing to the gossip except a suggestion that as the fiery temper of George Kearney brooked no opposition, even from his brother, it was better they should separate before the estrangement became serious.
he was punctual in the performance of the least religious duties; and he must have believed in his own oracular sign, of which he seemed to have an internal witness.
With this oracular sentence I bowed, and in company with M.
Go to bed, Maudie, and look under your pillow when you get there," was the oracular reply that came down to them, as Tom's door closed after a jubilant solo on the tin pan.
When I hear this oracular sentence, I am for a moment absorbed in thought, emphasizing to myself each word separately that I may come at the meaning of it, that I may find out by what degree of consanguinity They are related to me, and what authority they may have in an affair which affects me so nearly; and, finally, I am inclined to answer her with equal mystery, and without any more emphasis of the "they" -- "It is true, they did not make them so recently, but they do now.
Dreams and drunkenness, the use of opium and alcohol are the semblance and counterfeit of this oracular genius, and hence their dangerous attraction for men.
He talked little, but that little was ominous and oracular.
Featherstone pulled at both sides of his wig as if he wanted to deafen himself, and his sister went away ruminating on this oracular speech of his.
He took out of his pocket the most respectable hunting-watch I ever saw, and preventing the spring with his thumb from opening far, looked in at the face as if he were consulting an oracular oyster, shut it up again, and said, if I pleased, it was half past eight.
Whether it were the oracular cow or some other one, it did not seem reasonable that she should travel a great way farther.
Their debut Oracular Spectacular displayed an uncanny chemistry and a bull's-eye knack for hitting pop gold.
And from that celestial canvas, out juts an epiphany or two to be interpreted in a painting, or a piece of jewelry, or an oracular tune.
For those who aren't familiar with them, Sibylline books were a collection of oracular utterances, set out in Greek hexameters.
Offering the opportunity to leave behind and evolve outdated ways of being, such as acting from fear, being restrained by self-consciousness, and hiding your brilliance, the teachings of the Tablets of Light enable the reader to awaken oracular vision, re-establish quantum consciousness, become vibrationally autonomous, and activate our Divine Light Body.