- adj. Resembling a spirit.
- spirit + -like (Wiktionary)
“At that moment I kind of wished I was a little more spiritlike and a little less humanlike.”
“I watched them grow and collapse in their ephemeral, spiritlike dance.”
“In the darkness, a white, spiritlike glow towered over her.”
“Eternal City, Rome. ether (e'ther), an extremely fine fluid, lighter than air, supposed to pervade all space beyond the atmosphere of the earth. ethereal (e-the're-al), spiritlike; heavenly.”
“Lady's-smocks were nodding down the way, shining faintly, spiritlike and gay in their lingering euthanasia.”
“Below her a river of early sunshine was flowing through the garden, and the far-away slopes were translucent green in their splendour of young day, with gauzy, uncertain mists lingering, spiritlike, in their intervales.”
“But there were few indeed among all the kindred of earth, air, and water whose hunting was so savage and so ravenous as that of these slender and spiritlike beings.”
“Dolores felt the spiritlike hands touching her lightly and deftly in the dark -- they were very slight and soft, and did not offend her with a rough movement or a wrong turn, as her maid's sometimes did.”
“This specialization of functions is possibly in part an elevation of the old scheme of spirits according to which every object in the world was conceived of as inhabited or controlled by some spiritlike being.”
“It was usually heard on cloudy evenings, a strange, unearthly, winnowing, spiritlike sound, yet easily heard at a distance of a third of a mile.”
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