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::: 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
::: skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
::: incisive - (appreciatively) cutting; sharp; Ex. incisive remarks; V. incise: make a cut into
::: lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
::: entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
::: susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
::: founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
::: smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
::: timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
::: frenetic - (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic