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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
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
leonine - like a lion
unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
incur - bring upon oneself
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps