Translation of oracular in Spanish:

oracular

Pronunciation: /ɔːˈrækjələr; əˈrækjʊlə(r)/

adj

  • 1.1 [utterance] del oráculo
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    • Crucially, however, even within the confines of the biological sciences, the science of genetics does not, and cannot, speak with a single, oracular voice.
    • Another aspect of the wise-woman's status is that she is regarded as an oracular authority for her community regarding the meaning and significance of experiences they fail to understand - accidents, misfortunes, mysterious illness.
    • Their work had an oracular or prophetic immediacy for a civilian population generally starved of real news about the war.
    1.2 (mysterious) misterioso
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    • The diviner employs the arts dramatically, heightening all the senses, to create and highlight this radically different setting for the oracular utterance.
    • Speaking as a vague, confused and oracular writer who regularly indulges in verbal obscurity caused by my obvious mental confusion, I would humbly suggest that he is talking complete and utter rubbish.
    • Instead of unambiguous statements, the Union contents itself with oracular analyses.

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