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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
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
intrepid - fearless
provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
allure - entice; attract; tempt
prosperous - successful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off