ghostlike


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Adj.1.ghostlike - resembling or characteristic of a phantom; "a ghostly face at the window"; "a phantasmal presence in the room"; "spectral emanations"; "spiritual tappings at a seance"
supernatural - not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material; "supernatural forces and occurrences and beings"

ghostlike

adjective
Gruesomely suggestive of ghosts or death:
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Ghostlike scents crept out of the meadows to meet us, and the fir wood before we came to the church was a living sweetness of Junebells growing in abundance.
There is a somber presence in each long, dull street; and the dark river creeps ghostlike under the black arches, as if bearing some hidden secret beneath its muddy waves.
It seemed strange and ghostlike in that dreary old house, perhaps because of the already tremulous state of his nerves.
Anything so weird, wild, and ghostlike I never imagined before even in a dream
For a while the morning lights played upon the snow and the brown and swelling masses beneath, and then, as though to veil the majestic sight from our curious eyes, strange vapours and clouds gathered and increased around the mountains, till presently we could only trace their pure and gigantic outlines, showing ghostlike through the fleecy envelope.
A second and a third canoe came around the bend from below, glided ghostlike to the crossing of the runaways, and vanished in the mangroves.
The black veil, though it covers only our pastor's face, throws its influence over his whole person, and makes him ghostlike from head to foot.
Ghostlike we glide through nature, and should not know our place again.
There's this hollowness yet this ghostlike pain still there which is fascinating from a scientific perspective but horrific from a parental perspective," said Hendrik Poinar, an evolutionary geneticist at McMaster University in Ontario and an author of the recent paper.
She is never seen, and exists in a strange, ghostlike obscurity that allows her to observe everything, but take part in nothing.
Collector Jaime Laya lent a ghostlike portrait by Japanese-American modernist Yasuo Kuniyoshi, whose works, according to the American Smithsonian Institute, rivaled those of Georgia O'Keefe and Stuart Davis.
Where the interior is richly varied, the exterior is a blank gray nonentity, a ghostlike presence amid the jumble of restaurants, auto-body shops, and medical-marijuana dispensaries fronting Pico Boulevard.