GRE Word List


resembling an oracle (as in solemnity of delivery)

The meaning of the word oracular is resembling an oracle (as in solemnity of delivery).

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exigencythat which is required in a particular situation
obeliskan upright 4-sided usually monolithic pillar that gradually tapers as it rises and terminates in a pyramid
intriguethe practice of engaging in secret schemes
regalof, relating to, or suitable for a king
grimacea facial expression usually of disgust, disapproval, or pain
salutaryproducing a beneficial effect : remedial
cornucopiaa curved, hollow goat's horn or similarly shaped receptacle (such as a horn-shaped basket) that is overflowing especially with fruit and vegetables (such as gourds, ears of corn, apples, and grapes) and that is used as a decorative motif emblematic of abundance
luxuriateto grow profusely : thrive
callusa thickening of or a hard thickened area on skin or bark
intuitionthe power or faculty of attaining to direct knowledge or cognition without evident rational thought and inference