GRE Word List

ORACULAR

of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle

The meaning of the word oracular is of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle.

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WordMeaning
effronteryrudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
topplebecome unsteady and fall down
cantatastory set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
poseurperson who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
apoliticalhaving an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
prelatechurch dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
chafewarm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
bleakcold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
apparitionghost; phantom
listtilt (as of a ship); lean over (to one side)