Usage examples for oratorical

  1. And yet, while Sheridan's supreme efforts met with this startling success, his deficiencies in statesmanship and character prevented him from commanding that position in the House and in the Government which his oratorical gift, if not thus handicapped, must have secured for its possessor. – Collections and Recollections by George William Erskine Russell
  2. He used it well, it never led him astray, and was the secret of his most conspicuous oratorical triumphs. – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge
  3. One of his biographers says,-" His oratorical training was as severe as any Greek ever underwent." – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick