Definition of preternatural
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Origin of preternatural
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OTHER WORDS FROM preternaturalpre·ter·nat·u·ral·ism, pre·ter·nat·u·ral·i·ty [pree-ter-nach-uh-ral-i-tee, pre-], /ˌpri tərˌnætʃ əˈræl ɪ ti, ˌprɛ-/, pre·ter·nat·u·ral·ness, nounpre·ter·nat·u·ral·ly, adverbun·pre·ter·nat·u·ral, adjective
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How to use preternatural in a sentence
An activist conservative and preternatural salesman, he drew national attention for his work on health care and welfare policy.Wisconsin: The incubator for America’s tribal politics|Dan Balz|October 8, 2021|Washington Post
The author asserts here that Fabian Cancellara did not cheat with a motor, and that there is no evidence whatsoever that he did, apart from his suspicious hand movements and preternatural speed, which are purely circumstantial.
Both runners have repeatedly displayed a preternatural ability to close on this course, saving a final burst of energy so that they can be a half-yard ahead of their competition just as they cross the line.
He presided over the preternatural creation of 30 million new jobs—and the sharpest rise in median incomes in a generation.
There is an automatism to him, a preternatural talent for responding exactly, and briskly, with what is expected.
Schwarzenegger is adept at disguising his true feelings beneath a mask of preternatural calm, but he was suddenly doubly alert.
He said he had heard about my wonderful “flying-spears,” and declined to fight me if I used such preternatural weapons.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont|Louis de Rougemont
Such were the truths which Mohammed, with preternatural earnestness, now declared,--doctrines which would revolutionize Arabia.Beacon Lights of History, Volume V|John Lord
A preternatural dread of water rages among all the inhabitants of Rome, from the untitled down to the titled.
The vengeance of Baldassare is almost preternatural; it surpasses the wrath of Achilles and the malignity of Shylock.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VII|John Lord
By a preternatural light in the chamber he observed distinctly everything around him.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant