Thesaurus / eerie

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The next day was beautiful, made eerie by the absence of the activity that usually pervades the first day of school in any city.
It’s an odd concept, but in Schweblin’s hands, it works, and the result is an eerie, fascinating meditation on privacy, surveillance, and performance.
Yet our first step was taken even earlier, revealed by an eerie homage to the underworld buried within the foothills of Turkey’s Taurus Mountains.
Wasow’s core insight — that faced with at times violent civil rights protests, Nixon managed to ride a focus on “law-and-order” to victory — also has eerie relevance today.
I have loitered on Waterloo Bridge to gaze on the magic of the river and listen to the eerie music of Time's roaring loom.
A night attack was evidently under way, and it is always an eerie sensation.
The old Major called back to me; his voice seemed detached, eerie with the thin laugh in it.
THE SLEUTH OF ST. JAMES'S SQUAREMELVILLE DAVISSON POST
Only Aghadoe Abbey was eerie at night, especially in winter storms, since my cousin Theobald went away.
THE STORY OF BAWNKATHARINE TYNAN
The line went quiet, the eerie silence of a net-connection with no packets routing on it.
MAKERSCORY DOCTOROW
But suddenly a long-drawn, eerie cry resounded from the direction of the camp.

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