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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.
Such were the truths which Mohammed, with preternatural earnestness, now declared,--doctrines which would revolutionize Arabia.
A preternatural dread of water rages among all the inhabitants of Rome, from the untitled down to the titled.
The vengeance of Baldassare is almost preternatural; it surpasses the wrath of Achilles and the malignity of Shylock.
By a preternatural light in the chamber he observed distinctly everything around him.
And so peculiar were diseases, that the physicians declared their patients' troubles were preternatural.
The mobility of air seems almost preternatural, when the proper conditions for setting a current in motion are supplied.
Those whom Nature had depicted as merely quaint became grotesque, the grotesque became preternatural; for all was in extremity.
But Mr. Rae was already bidding Mrs. Dunn goodnight, with a face of preternatural gravity.
CORPORAL CAMERONRALPH CONNOR
When the disguised Queen of Love appeared before Aeneas a preternatural perfume accompanied her presence and betrayed her quality.
SYNONYM OF THE DAYAPRIL 23, 2021

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versaladjective | [vur-suhl ]SEE DEFINITION
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