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- 1. preternatural, uncanny, extraordinary (vs. ordinary)
- usage: surpassing the ordinary or normal; "Beyond his preternatural affability there is some acid and some steel" - George Will; "his uncanny sense of direction"
- 2. nonnatural, otherworldly, preternatural, transcendental, supernatural (vs. natural)
- usage: existing outside of or not in accordance with nature; "find transcendental motives for sublunary action"-Aldous Huxley
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See also: preternatural (Dictionary)