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Oct
31
2016

eerie

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adjective
mysterious and frightening; weird.
Eerie laughter was coming from the rooms upstairs.
We witnessed an eerie light in the sky.
She suddenly had an eerie feeling that she was not alone in the room.


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Collocations:    Words often used in combination with the adjective eerie

eerie + NOUN:    ~ silence, ~ stillness, ~ calm, ~ sound, ~ cry, ~ moan, ~ shriek, ~ echo, ~ light, ~ glow, ~ reflection, ~ shadow, ~ silhouette, ~ mist, ~ landscape, ~ realm, ~ atmosphere, ~ scene, ~ sight, ~ feeling, ~ sensation, ~ warning, ~ coincidence, ~ resemblance, ~ similarity