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spook·y

spooky

 
pronunciation:
spu ki
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: spookier, spookiest
definition: eerie and mysterious; weirdly disturbing.
As the summer storm approached, all was bathed in a spooky yellow glow.The light shining from beneath his chin made his face look spooky.Who would want to live in that spooky old house?
similar words:
eerie, unearthly
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derivations: spookily (adv.), spookiness (n.)