Uncanny, Creepy, or Downright Scary: Words For Halloween

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  1. strange
    unusual or out of the ordinary
  2. eerie
    suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious
  3. wraith
    a mental representation of some haunting experience
  4. specter
    a ghostly appearing figure
  5. haunt
    follow stealthily or pursue like a ghost
  6. uncanny
    surpassing the ordinary or normal
  7. eldritch
    suggesting the operation of supernatural influences
  8. weird
    strikingly odd or unusual
  9. unearthly
    suggesting the operation of supernatural influences
  10. bizarre
    conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
  11. dread
    fearful expectation or anticipation
  12. dreadful
    exceptionally bad or displeasing
  13. horrendous
    causing fear or dread or terror
  14. terror
    an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
  15. pall
    burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
  16. daunt
    cause to lose courage
  17. monster
    an imaginary creature usually having human and animal parts

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