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Synonyms for eldritch

suggesting the operation of supernatural influences

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Pufnstuf, or Bernard Rose's goth movie for kids, Paperhouse (1988), where a pubescent girl discovers her dark art is a dissociative drug, the route to an eldritch world far away from grown-up control-would figure anything out.
Magic, for the uninitiated, challenges rivals to defeat each other in a round of eldritch fantasy combat represented by competing decks of cards.
When the life of his pregnant high school girlfriend is threatened by a mysterious disease, a naive teenage boy journeys towards the peak of a mythical, eldritch mountain to search for a cure.~ Talking about what he had to go through to bag that coveted film grant, Jordan said,"I basically had to submit the screenplay for the film along with a director's statement and samples of my previous film projects.
John Watson find themselves inconvenienced by a variety of eldritch beings.
The bodies of Amanda and Sara Eldritch, 33, who lived in the Denver suburb of Broomfield, were discovered in a vehicle parked near the Royal Gorge Bridge, outside Canon City, Colorado, on Friday, the (http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=12026150) New Zealand Herald reported. 
(5) This doesn't even count the sheer multitude of short stories, novels, films, and TV episodes that claim to have been inspired by Lovecraft's seemingly omnipresent eldritch hand, including the latest installment of the Netflix hit series, Stranger Things 2, which features a super villain that merges Cthulhu-esque horror with the Mind Flayer from Dungeons and Dragons.
"Post-flood, La Belle Sauvage becomes an intoxicating and dreamy thing, a mixture of The Odyssey, the Bible, The Red Book, and The Faerie Queene, with its eldritch encounters and wild Englishness....
The worlds of the dead and the living merge in Ubik (1969), the experiences of a disturbed child infect the world around him in Martian Time-Slip (1964), and consensual drug-based hallucinations become the vector for an invasive alien intelligence in The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch (1965).
His short fiction has been published in the Broadkill Review, Serving House Journal, Village Writer, 42nd Parallel, Grand Tour, Eldritch Tales, Crimson River, Not Just Air, Stepping Stones and Penthouse Forum.
Season 1's big bad was a rich white guy with a shady past and government connections (plus a vaguely Silent Hill- -like eldritch horror from another dimension); Season 2's big baddy seems to be a cosmic spider.
JOHN GOSDEN'S team is gearing up for a big weekend with Cracksman leading the charge on Champions Day and Eldritch can give the yard a nice little boost with victory at Newcastle.
Artist Alexovitch (Serenity Rose, Invader Zim, Eldritch, etc.) fills the pages with a light, gothic palette of nighttime muted colors and cute monsters who occasionally go "ROAWWHRR." Fans of Monster High should enjoy Stitched.
Part of "The Eldritch Manor Series", Darkling Green is a fantasy novel written especially for young adults and teenagers, yet thoroughly accessible and appealing to readers of all ages.
Edited by David Cecchetto, Marc Couroux, Ted Hiebert, and Eldritch Priest