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synonyms for fey

  • clairvoyant
  • dead
  • elfin
  • fairylike
  • otherworldly
  • visionary
  • whimsical
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When Andy Warhol reportedly observed over a half-century ago that eventually “everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes,” I doubt that he thought his fey prediction would inspire an unusually useful and durable expression.
FROM ‘SCIENTIST’ TO ‘SPAM,’ THE SURPRISINGLY PLAYFUL ORIGINS OF ENGLISH WORDSRALPH KEYESAPRIL 1, 2021TIME
I had a man go fey on me once, up on the Slave Lake trail, he said slowly.
THE SNOW-BURNERHENRY OYEN
To see one's own fylgja was unlucky, and often a sign that a man was "fey," or death-doomed.
THE STORY OF BURNT NJALANONYMOUS
The next day he seemed just as gay, from dawn till dark, as good-humoured in fact, "as one who feels himself fey."
THE YELLOW ROSEMR JKAI
So tingles the pulsing blood, perhaps, when a man is fey, when the kisses of his mouth are numbered.
STEPSONS OF LIGHTEUGENE MANLOVE RHODES
I hope I am not fey,' I said to myself, with a little thrill of excitement and expectation as the familiar station came in view.
UNCLE MAXROSA NOUCHETTE CAREY
There is something fey about much of the book: it peers behind the curtains of twilight and sees strange things.
SHANDYGAFFCHRISTOPHER MORLEY
Or at least the possibility of this, I once seemingly confirmed fey an experiment upon some young dogs.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY, VOLUME III (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC, COMTE DE BUFFON
Better have tried to paint her—with a red flower in her hair, a pout on her lips, and her eyes fey, or languorous.
THE DARK FLOWERJOHN GALSWORTHY
Im thinking no man could yell so lest hes fey himself, or has travelled wi auld Nickie and stole some of his music.
THE SNOW-BURNERHENRY OYEN
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WORDS RELATED TO FEY

  • clear-sighted
  • discerning
  • extrasensory
  • far-sighted
  • farseeing
  • fey
  • judicious
  • long-sighted
  • new age
  • oracular
  • penetrating
  • perceptive
  • prescient
  • prophetic
  • second-sighted
  • sibylline
  • spiritualistic
  • telepathic
  • vatic
  • visionary
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.