Example sentences for: oracle

How can you use “oracle” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But Schickel does seem to see him as some sort of Delphic oracle, and his attempts to translate the man's monosyllabic pronouncements make for hilarity: " 'Women,' Clint says, a sort of sad befuddlement in his tone, 'always want to know what you're thinking.

  • Even in these early times the gods would be consulted with the oracle issuing their verdicts from the Rock of Sybil.

  • One informative bit only the Wall Street Journal has is that CEOs who took a big part of their 1997 compensation in stock options are getting clobbered: The CEO of Mattel has sustained paper losses of $24 million, for instance, the CEOs of Kodak and Oracle nearly as much.

  • The name of this nation, first seen in the Shang dynasty oracle bones (2nd millennium B.C.), the earliest complete Chinese script known, is a pictograph of the yuéh `axe,' which may be symmetrical or asymmetric, stone or bronze.

  • In the browser wars, Microsoft faces a formidable array of opponents--Sun and Oracle, to name just two--and, after two years, it still lags behind Netscape even though IE generally gets better reviews than Navigator.

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