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 (văt′ĭk) also vat·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
Of or characteristic of a prophet; oracular.

[From Latin vātēs, seer, of Celtic origin; see wet- in Indo-European roots.]
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Adj.1.vatical - resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecyvatical - resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy; "the high priest's divinatory pronouncement"; "mantic powers"; "a kind of sibylline book with ready and infallible answers to questions"
prophetic, prophetical - foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention; "prophetic writings"; "prophetic powers"; "words that proved prophetic"


Of or relating to the foretelling of events by or as if by supernatural means:
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From the day they could think, those who became adults in the new millennium learned from their parents and educators who were nurtured in the doctrine of the Second Vatical Council that the call to holiness is universal, that every baptized person is obliged to strive for the fullness of Christian life or, in short, to be a saint.
Vatical II (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1997), 74.
It depicts Pope Gregory IX approving the Vatical Decretals - with a spitting image of Stallone looking on.