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May 27, 2022

Word of the Day: Uncanny

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Word of the Day : May 27, 2022

uncanny \un-KAN-ee\ adjective

What It Means

Uncanny is typically used to describe something that is strange or unusual in a way that is surprising or difficult to understand. It can also describe something that seems to have a supernatural character or origin.

// The child has an uncanny ability to recognize streets and locations she's seen only once or twice before.

// The noise suddenly stopped, and an uncanny silence filled the room.

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