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uncanny
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Jane Eyre
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  • What does that inexplicable, that uncanny turn of countenance mean?
  • How long it had been searching me through and through, and over and over, I cannot tell: so keen was it, and yet so cold, I felt for the moment superstitious — as if I were sitting in the room with something uncanny.

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  • Her uncanny sense of direction
  • Miss Bartlett’s sudden transitions were too uncanny.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Room With A View

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