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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.
The carousel's spookiness comes partly from its scale: It is a shrunken version of life size, and the mounts have shrunk less than the platform has, so that they are almost impenetrably crammed together.
Maybe we should try Maine or the Maritime provinces, get into weather, climate, let it take our minds off the spookiness of being alive.
or you don't mind non-compatibility or spookiness and have the dogged determination required to coax a cat through an open door before she makes up her mind to go through on her own.
Our hotel across the road from the Palmer mansion also was called Rose Hall Resort & Spa, though I would like to believe it shared just the name and not the spookiness of that haunted residence.
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.
Now they've teamed up for double the haunting, double the spookiness.
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.
Here the air of mystery and spookiness attached to the avenue of standing stones (reminiscent of the hobbits' discomfort near the Barrow-downs) reflects the lack of any sense of continuity with its makers.
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.