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Sample sentences for the GRE study word eerie

eerie can be used as a adj

1.'But it is so lonely and eerie in this dim light that I was frightened and ran out again. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
2.Then was heard a crowing sound which was well understood by the boys, but to the pirates was almost more eerie than the screech. - from Peter Pan by James M. Barrie
3.I caressed him, and he wagged his great tail but he looked an eerie creature to be alone with, and I could not tell whence he had come. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
4.Every night, regularly, at nine, at twelve, at three, they lifted a nocturnal song, a weird and eerie chant, in which it was Buck's delight to join. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
5.This must have been an amazingly new piece of realism at the time, and is wonderfully used, to give an eerie effect to the darkened end of the room. - from The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed

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