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  • adj. superlative form of eerie: most eerie.


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  • One of the eeriest was a great horned owl a couple of years ago.


  • It has been the eeriest coincidence to watch the events in Egypt unfold on television while workers at the Madison Hotel protest the lodging's new Danish owner, who the union says "have refused to accept the terms of the existing contract."

    Egypt: 'The people united...'

  • During the writing of The Ice Child, I would also get the eeriest feeling if I were late starting work any morning -- as if a lot of unseen people were willing me to get going.

    A Conversation with Elizabeth McGregor, author of The Ice Child

  • It's the darkest; it goes into the scariest, eeriest places; it required taking hard looks at frightening things, so it was emotionally draining.

    Diana Abu-Jaber discusses her true identity with Origin

  • Mr. Hopper's eeriest performance was in David Lynch's "Blue Velvet" (1986) as a gas-sniffing sadist named Frank Booth.

    Dennis Hopper, actor and director of 'Easy Rider,' dies

  • Those lava-flow saxophones aren't even the eeriest thing about "Paul Motian on Broadway, Volume 5."

    Paul Motian: Two From An Anti-Drummer

  • Perhaps the eeriest insight into the designer's final weeks was a dress imprinted with a scene from Bosch's triptych "The Garden of Earthly Delights," which shows the artist's hellish conception of the afterlife.

    McQueen's Angels and Demons

  • Olivia said, “There is the eeriest old woman on one of the delivery routes.”

    Starting from Scratch

  • I had the eeriest feeling the first time I strolled through Talpa's cemetery and saw the Koch's fancy crypt, but I never imagined that one day I would be communicating with his descendants.

    Mexconnect reaches around the world

  • Chris Wallace of Fox News Sunday closed the case on Cheney's Nixonian nature when he asked the vice president during a recent exit interview a question that produced the eeriest of echoes for anyone who has seen the Frost/Nixon film, or recalls the actual interviews from decades earlier.

    A Farewell to Dick Cheney


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