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uncanny
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • He used to handpick favorites at Hogwarts, sometimes for their ambition or their brains, sometimes for their charm or their talent, and he had an uncanny knack for choosing those who would go on to become outstanding in their various fields.
  • "What with your uncanny ability to know things you shouldn’t, and your careful flattery of the people who matter — thank you fm the pineapple, by the way, you’re quite right, it is my favorite — " As several of the boys tittered, something very odd happened.
  • "What with your uncanny ability to know things you shouldn’t, and your careful flattery of the people who matter — thank you for the pineapple, by the way, you’re quite right, it is my favorite —" Several of the boys tittered again.

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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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