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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Existing outside of or not in accordance with nature; Surpassing the ordinary or normal.

Usage examples (38)
  • But she walked on in a preternatural, determined trance.
  • Warmth should be "preternatural" for a politician?
  • Through their means man acquires a kind of preternatural power over the future lot of his fellow-creatures.
  • Conning back for these posts, it was no longer a stream, but more of a river of humanity, with everyone in preternatural good cheer. for more
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