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of a mysteriously strange and usually frightening nature

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unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)

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com Select your character from mummy, ghoul or Frankenstein and marvel at its spookiness.
This is a fun, deliciously satisfying ghost story that kneads together both the reality of teen angst and the spookiness of the occult.
the spookiness of joy that comes over me so fitfully these days
And if his style of leaving the pumpkin whole takes away some of the spookiness of the traditional American jack-o'-lantern, leaving the pumpkin whole does give his carvings an edge in durability.
Folktales make ideal easy-reader material for their brevity, concise language and spookiness.
Moving rapidly into the main story, Carter (who also wrote and produced with longtime collaborator Frank Spotnitz) still grasps the inherent spookiness of things that go bump in the night--or, in this particular setting, in vast, white fields of snow, where much of the action transpires.
Amid the spookiness, the blood and gore, the horror and the strategic bits of mirth (William Dennis Hunt is as smartly lowbrow as the Porter as he is regal as King Duncan), "Macbeth" needs a human center.
To quote the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, May 2006: This combines all the eerie spookiness of the TV show Medium with Mayan history and modern-day California culture.
But apart from a wholly unnecessary twist ending more appropriate to the Saw franchise, it does provide a decent framework for spookiness.
Rising unemployment, spookiness caused by corporate shenanigans or just plain economic uncertainty: Nobody really knows what drives these sorts of things.
If you're a fan of DeCoteau's soft-core, boy-heavy spookiness, you might try his nonvampire flicks The Brotherhood 2: Young Warlocks and Voodoo Academy, both also available on video.
Elementary school youngsters will feel some of the spookiness, like human-headed fish, but the book's value is enhanced by each reader's previous artistic experiences--hence a book very much for adults as well as K-12.
The Coraline videogame wonderfully captures the humor, spookiness and thrilling adventure of the movie," said Alison Quirion, vice president of marketing, D3Publisher.
Friday the 13th might be filled with a lot of spookiness, but it's also filled with a lot of great music.
Still, this eerie adventure delivers atmosphere and visual detail on par with the hit BioShock trilogy, and often the scripted spookiness succeeds in its mission to replicate the unnerving quality of the source material within the pre-WWII Antarctic research station in which you find yourself stranded.