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eerily

Postby Bailey » Tue Mar 27, 2007 2:15 pm

Ok so I'm going to continue to suggest short interesting words and maybe someday they will show up in a goodword column
ee·rie or ee·ry(îr)
adj. ee·ri·er, ee·ri·est
1.
a. Inspiring inexplicable fear, dread, or uneasiness; strange and frightening.
b. Suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious. See Synonyms at weird.
2. Scots Frightened or intimidated by superstition.



[Middle English eri, fearful, from Old English earg, cowardly.]



eeri·ly adv.
eeri·ness n.

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Re: eerily

Postby Slava » Mon Oct 25, 2010 10:20 pm

Bailey wrote:Ok so I'm going to continue to suggest short interesting words and maybe someday they will show up in a goodword column
Sorry, B, but it doesn't seem to have worked for this one. Perhaps now that Halloween is just around the corner that can be rectified?

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