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oratorical

[ awr-uh-tawr-i-kuhl, or-uh-tor- ]
/ ˌɔr əˈtɔr ɪ kəl, ˌɒr əˈtɒr- /
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adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of an orator or oratory: His oratorical prowess has led to political success.
given to oratory: an oratorical speaker.

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Origin of oratorical

First recorded in 1610–20; orator, orator(y)1 + -ical
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