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oracle

or·a·cle

oracle

 
pronunciation:
o r kl
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in ancient Greece, a shrine, priest, or priestess dedicated to a god and often consulted for prophecies or advice.
similar words:
priest, priestess, prophet, prophetess, pythoness, seer, shrine, sibyl
definition 2: the prophecy or advice so obtained.
synonyms:
prophecy
similar words:
augury, omen, portent, revelation, sign
definition 3: a person considered to speak for a deity, or one who is considered to be particularly wise or prophetic.
synonyms:
prophet, seer
similar words:
augur, Cassandra, fortuneteller, medium, mouthpiece, pythoness, sage, shaman, sibyl, soothsayer
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