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synonyms for preternatural

  • aberrant
  • anomalous
  • atypical
  • deviant
  • deviative
  • extraordinary
  • ghostly
  • inexplicable
  • irregular
  • marvelous
  • miraculous
  • mysterious
  • odd
  • peculiar
  • strange
  • superhuman
  • superior
  • supermundane
  • supernatural
  • unaccountable
  • unearthly
  • unnatural
  • unrepresentative
  • untypical
See also synonyms for: preternaturalness
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antonyms for preternatural

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  • common
  • natural
  • normal
  • regular
  • usual
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How to use preternatural in a sentence

An activist conservative and preternatural salesman, he drew national attention for his work on health care and welfare policy.
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The author asserts here that Fabian Cancellara did not cheat with a motor, and that there is no evidence whatsoever that he did, apart from his suspicious hand movements and preternatural speed, which are purely circumstantial.
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Both runners have repeatedly displayed a preternatural ability to close on this course, saving a final burst of energy so that they can be a half-yard ahead of their competition just as they cross the line.
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He said he had heard about my wonderful “flying-spears,” and declined to fight me if I used such preternatural weapons.
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Such were the truths which Mohammed, with preternatural earnestness, now declared,--doctrines which would revolutionize Arabia.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
A preternatural dread of water rages among all the inhabitants of Rome, from the untitled down to the titled.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
The vengeance of Baldassare is almost preternatural; it surpasses the wrath of Achilles and the malignity of Shylock.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIIJOHN LORD
By a preternatural light in the chamber he observed distinctly everything around him.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
And so peculiar were diseases, that the physicians declared their patients' troubles were preternatural.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
The mobility of air seems almost preternatural, when the proper conditions for setting a current in motion are supplied.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XV., NO. 388, JUNE 9, 1883VARIOUS
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