Definition of oracular:
prescient, puzzling, soothsaying, declaring, foreboding, sibylline, divinitory, obscure, vatic, enigmatical, visionary, Delphic, clairvoyant, mantic, prophetic, vatical, prophetical, vatic, fatidical, ambiguous, vaticinal, enigmatic, augural, mysterious, vaticinal, precursory, scientific, objective, foresight, occult, vague, augural, cryptic, fatidic, mysterious, sibylline.
It was pathetic to Lady Maxwell to see her simple old husband shuffling away his papers, and puzzling over cyphers and perpetually leaving the key of them lying about, and betraying again and again when he least intended it, by his mysterious becks and nods and glances and oracular sayings, that some scheme was afoot.- "By What Authority?", Robert Hugh Benson.
- "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VI. (of 12)", Edmund Burke.
- "Ralph the Heir", Anthony Trollope.