eerily eerily  /ˈɪ rə li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an unnatural eery manner

Usage(s):

  1. Johnson had access to Palin and her family that a reporter could only dream about now, although even some of her candid statements sound eerily like late-2008 talking points.
  2. Like many identical twins reared apart, Jim Lewis and Jim Springer found they had been leading eerily similar lives.
  3. But an eerily silent surveillance video shows Bay County deputies restraining, kicking and punching the boy, who at times appeared limp and unable to comply.

News

  1. Synthetic Glow-In-The-Dark Houseplants: Brilliant or Science Crime?

    A Kickstarter project to create eerily glowing vegetation is causing an uproar among critics of genetic modification, amid fears that they can’t be controlled. Last Friday a unique Kickstarter campaign closed with almost $500,000 in donations (well over a $65,000 goal). As a result, three young DIY bio enthusiasts will distribute to almost 6,000 backers, who kicked in at least $40 each, packages ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

  2. E3 2013: Psst, Everyone's Stroking Their Guns In 'The Order: 1886'

    All kinds of eerily-rendered things are going bump in the night in this new IP from Ready at Dawn, the studio behind "God of War: Ghost of Sparta," and Daxter. Check out this in-engine E3 2013 trailer for the PS4 exclusive. VOTE NOW FOR THE BEST GAME AT E3! -- Follow @MTVMultiplayer on Twitter and [...]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MTV

  3. The Real Government Data-Mining Program Behind the Machine on Person of Interest

    Last week, when the news broke about the extent of secret government data-mining in the U.S., TIME’s James Poniewozik reminded TV viewers where why this all sounded familiar: the real-life PRISM program is eerily similar to the “Machine” data-mining program on the CBS drama Person of Interest. We caught up with Person of Interest creator Jonathan Nolan and executive producer Greg Plageman to get ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Time Magazine

Quotes

  1. "Once they got a glimpse of my expanding physique a few days ago, they have been like a pack of coyotes circling their prey whilst eerily howling with delight," Presley, 40, wrote on her blog at MySpace.com.
    on Mar 7, 2008 By: Lisa Marie Presley Source: Reuters Canada

  2. "All of these wonderful words of co-operation, shared responsibility, common purpose for the good of mankind sound so beautiful but eerily familiar," McVety writes. "These are the ideals of communism, socialism, Marxism and other failed...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Charles McVety Source: CTV.ca

  3. "It's eerily reminiscent of what they tried back in 1993. I think they put some lipstick on the pig, but it's still a pig," McCain said.
    on Oct 11, 2007 By: John McCain Source: WHO-TV

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