PRETERNATURAL's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of preternatural
Definition:
a. being beyond normal course of nature; differing from natural
Example:
Malcolm's mother's total ability to tell when he was lying struck him as almost preternatural.
Sentence in Classic:
Those whom Nature had depicted as merely quaint became grotesque, the grotesque became preternatural; for all was in extremity.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
His intellectual gifts, his moral perceptions, his power of experiencing and communicating emotion, were kept in a state of preternatural activity by the prick and anguish of his daily life.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
With a memory sharpened to almost preternatural clearness, she remarked every turn in the road, and formed a mental estimate of the time to be occupied in traversing it.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
And fight they did; the issue of the combat being that the Valiant Soldier was slain by a preternaturally inadequate thrust from Eustacia, Jim, in his ardour for genuine histrionic art, coming down like a log upon the stone floor with force enough to dislocate his shoulder.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
It might be, on this one day, that there was an expression unseen before, nor, indeed, vivid enough to be detected now; unless some preternaturally gifted observer should have first read the heart, and have afterwards sought a corresponding development in the countenance and mien.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context