oracularly

oracular

[aw-rak-yuh-ler, oh-rak-]
adjective
1.
of the nature of, resembling, or suggesting an oracle: an oracular response.
2.
giving forth utterances or decisions as if by special inspiration or authority.
3.
uttered or delivered as if divinely inspired or infallible; sententious.
4.
ambiguous; obscure.
5.
portentous; ominous.

Origin:
1625–35; < Latin ōrācul(um) oracle + -ar1

oracularly, adverb
oracularity [aw-rak-yuh-lar-i-tee, oh-rak-] , oracularness, noun


1. prophetic. 2. authoritative, dogmatic. 4. equivocal.
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oracular (ɒˈrækjʊlə)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to an oracle: Apollo had his oracular shrine at Delphi
2.  wise and prophetic: an oracular political thriller
3.  mysterious or ambiguous
 
o'racularly
 
adv

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oracular
1670s, from L. oraculum (see oracle).
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