Origin of oracular
Examples from the Web for oracular
They make the Court an oracular interpreter of the 225-year-old Constitution that serves as the most basic American law.God Save the United States From This Anti-Democratic Court|Jedediah Purdy|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His comments are aphoristic or oracular, but often infused with wit.
Greenspan cultivated an oracular air, his utterances vague and technocratic yet hinting at shamanistic powers.
I suppose I remembered it for its oracular sound, and because I was not intended to listen.The Heir of Redclyffe|Charlotte M. Yonge
As regards your oracular distinction between the two styles, I am not sure I quite understand you.The Country House|Alexis de Chteauneuf and Sir Charles Lock Eastlake
They were oracular temples of the Sun; which in aftertimes were called Petra, and ascribed to other Gods.
In a few minutes there was silence in the hut, save for the oracular breathing of Prince Levis and the sparks from the fire.Pierre And His People, [Tales of the Far North], Complete|Gilbert Parker
A voice reached to them from the innermost recess—a voice which intoned, a voice which was oracular.The Summons|A.E.W. Mason