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synonyms for spooky

  • chilling
  • creepy
  • eerie
  • ghostly
  • mysterious
  • ominous
  • scary
  • supernatural
  • uncanny
  • weird
  • spine-chilling
  • unearthly
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antonyms for spooky

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  • earthly
  • natural
  • normal
  • usual
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How to use spooky in a sentence

It’s always interesting and well-directed, even when we’re fed horror cliches galore, from spooky dollhouses to things lurking in the basement.
NETFLIX’S THE HAUNTING OF BLY MANOR IS A CALM, LOVING STUDY IN HOW TO EXORCISE YOUR GHOSTSAJA ROMANOOCTOBER 9, 2020VOX
Thanks to campfire tales and multimillion-dollar horror flicks, spooky notions can infiltrate our subconscious even without any real-life supernatural encounters.
WHY DO WE SEE GHOSTS?JAKE BITTLEOCTOBER 6, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
In fact, “investors may be convinced that Halloween was purposely placed in October because the market’s actions can be so spooky,” CFRA’s Sam Stovall wrote in a recent note.
HISTORY INDICATES THE STOCK MARKET MAY BE HEADING FOR A STRONG Q4ANNE SRADERSOCTOBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
So much so that CFRA’s Stovall quips, “Investors may be convinced that Halloween was purposely placed in October because the market’s actions can be so spooky.”
SEPTEMBER WAS BAD FOR INVESTORS. AND WATCH OUT: OCTOBER MAY BE ‘CHOPPIER’ANNE SRADERSSEPTEMBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
For example, key to the quantum internet is entanglement — that “spooky action at a distance” in which particles are linked across time and space, and measuring the properties of one particle instantly reveals the other’s properties.
‘SCHRÖDINGER’S WEB’ OFFERS A SNEAK PEEK AT THE QUANTUM INTERNETDAN GARISTOSEPTEMBER 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
If this so-called collapse was a physical process, it would conflict with Albert Einstein’s speed-of-light limit and constitute, in Einstein’s words, a “spooky action at a distance.”
YOUR GUIDE TO THE MANY MEANINGS OF QUANTUM MECHANICS - FACTS SO ROMANTICSABINE HOSSENFELDERSEPTEMBER 3, 2020NAUTILUS
I don't believe there is anything spooky about that building.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
"I hate to go through the grove, it's so spooky," she said, as they hurried along.
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And again the ghostly hoot of the owl made the little patch of woods seem more spooky and lonesome.
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A lonely owl answered with a dismal shriek from a distant tree, making the night seem still more spooky.
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