preternaturally love



from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a preternatural manner; in a manner beyond or aside from the common order of nature.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a preternatural manner or degree.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a preternatural manner; beyond what could possibly be natural.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a supernatural manner


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  • Mr Zuckerberg is best known as the preternaturally smart but socially awkward Harvard dropout from the film / Technology - Why $50bn may not be much between friends

  • While I liked a pretty face as much as the next female, I was preternaturally wary.


  • They were preternaturally fast and strong, and many had other talents, depending on what spells the witch layered into them.

    Crimson Wind

  • I watched the preternaturally talented Brook Lopez hustle, dive in the second quarter, defend and score the last 9 points of the game -- like a star does -- to lead all scorers.

    Dave Hollander: Not Where "Amazing" Happened, But Better

  • Last month, we introduced you to Casey Rae-Hunter, a.k.a. The Contrarian: a preternaturally eclectic, intellectually minded prog rocker with a penchant for cosmic horror.

    LNN interviews Casey Rae-Hunter on his new album : The Lovecraft News Network

  • If we take this word as true, then there have been few filmmakers more preternaturally comfortable than fellow Pole and expatriate Jerzy Skolimowski, whose penetrating multinational output is being shown now at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, N.Y., with other summer screenings at the Harvard Film Archives in Cambridge, Mass., the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and several other cities from Los Angeles to Chicago.

    Two Paths, Little Glory For This Polish Director

  • The passage was preternaturally dark, shielded by a curtain of magic, but sounds came from within.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • The 14 dancers in the final team are young, lithe and preternaturally flexible.

    Cunningham's Legacy Touches the West Coast

  • The little girl is preternaturally calm and mature.

    Michael Giltz: DVDs: How Good Is Matt Damon? Damn Good

  • Jack is handsome, womanizing, preternaturally lucky and cheerfully amoral doofus of a fable who is forever incurring the wrath of the Fable establishment by violating their rules by, say, pursuing a career as a Hollywood executive (he fits right in in Tinseltown, naturally).

    Boing Boing


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  • From p. 13 of Patrick Leigh Fermor's "A Time to Keep Silence":

    ...As I sat at Vespers watching them, now cowled, now uncovered, according to the progress of the liturgy, they appeared preternaturally pale, some of them nearly green.

    January 21, 2014