spookily


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spook·y

 (spo͞o′kē)
adj. spook·i·er, spook·i·est Informal
1. Suggestive of ghosts or spirits, especially in being eerie or disturbing: a spooky attic.
2. Easily startled; skittish: a spooky horse.

spook′i·ly adv.
spook′i·ness n.
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Adv.1.spookily - in an unnatural eery manner; "it was eerily quiet in the chapel"
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