GRE Word List


seeming to have a supernatural character or origin : eerie

The meaning of the word uncanny is seeming to have a supernatural character or origin : eerie.

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calamitya disastrous event marked by great loss and lasting distress and suffering
venalcapable of being bought or obtained for money or other valuable consideration : purchasable
retinuea group of retainers or attendants
effectuateto cause or bring about (something) : to put (something) into effect or operation : effect
resilientcharacterized or marked by resilience: such as
inveterateconfirmed in a habit : habitual
migrantone that migrates: such as
institutionan established organization or corporation (such as a bank or university) especially of a public character
worldlyof, relating to, or devoted to this world and its pursuits rather than to religion or spiritual affairs
centaurany of a race of creatures fabled to be half human and half horse and to live in the mountains of Thessaly