Word of the Week: vatic (VĂT-ĭk)

Definition

(Adjective) Of or pertaining to, characteristic of, a prophet or seer; prophetic, inspired.

In Context

“In 1990, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn emerged from his isolation in Cavendish, Vermont, and issued a vatic manifesto entitled ‘How to Revitalize Russia.'”

David Remnick, “Putin’s Pique,” The New Yorker, March 17, 2014.