In old age he was a mere skeleton, with a long nose and eyes of preternatural brilliancy peering out of his wig.
a being who has not yet shed the slough of an animal shape, but combines the powers - natural and preternatural - of some animal with those of a man.
preternatural ability lets us distinguish religious charlatans from genuine religious people who seek truth and meaning through religion.
preternatural clarity of the water.
preternatural agencies are ruled out as a matter of course.
preternatural combustibility, " not the supposed spontaneity, that is the odd feature.
preternatural phenomena associated with Spiritualism, conducting his experiments on strict scientific grounds.
Chas started buying real estate in his early teens and seemed to have an almost preternatural understanding of international finance.
The pre-existence of world-matter is assumed; sometimes too that of heaven, as the seat of the earth-maker, and that of preternatural animals, his coadjutors.
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