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adjective eerier, eeriest
1(atmosphere/silence) extraño e inquietante(glow/house) fantasmagórico(glow/house) misterioso(cry) sobrecogedor(cry) estremecedor(resemblance/coincidence) misteriosoan eerie tale of ghosts — una historia espeluznante de fantasmas
- Backstage is strangely eerie, so I go to my dressing-room for some quiet time.
- The room was dark, except for an eerie glow of green from a weak neon lamp on the ceiling.
- They are concerned for elderly neighbours who can be left terrified by the eerie silences on the end of the phone.
- It's the later war scenes, in which there are no scenes of war, that are weird and eerie.
- Dark grayish smoke smothered the scene and the eerie green fire ate away at the hole in front of him.
- We move swiftly past riotously colonised rock faces of the cliffs into the eerie green water below the arch.
- It's dark and eerie - a bizarre experience enhanced by the narcosis that is slowly creeping up on me.
- The echoes of the last gunshot had died long ago, replaced by an unnatural and eerie silence.
- The sun was setting and it cast an eerie red glow upon the tan walls of my small room.
- The sound was particularly successful in adding an eerie feel to the mysterious and compelling plot.
- He hated how his uncle crept up silently on him; it was both eerie and uncanny.
- The eerie yellowish glow on the horizon turned out to be vapor lights from a large greenhouse.
- Over the next few days we cut holes in the sea ice and dived beneath it, which was strange but beautiful in an eerie sort of way.
- There was something rather eerie about people turning up unexpectedly around the door and starting to sing.
- This chapter has an eerie, sombre feeling which draws their investigation to a close.
- The plot begins with a woman who witnesses a murder on a dark and eerie night.
- An eerie young boy keeps hanging about outside her Central Park apartment.
- Some show York street scenes so deserted that they have an eerie quality.
- From somewhere in the emptiness behind us there comes a faint, eerie howl.