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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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supernaturalsu‧per‧nat‧u‧ral1 /ˌsuːpəˈnætʃərəl◂ $ -pər-/ adjective  Rimpossible to explain by natural causes, and therefore seeming to involve the powers of gods or magic supernatural powerssupernaturally adverb
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supernaturalUnless you believe in some supernatural being, taking notes of our progress.Lots of computer-generated technical dazzle in this fantasy about jungle animals escaping a supernatural board game and terrorizing a New Hampshire town.The Beowulf -poet often ascribes events to wyrd, and treats it in a way as a supernatural force.As for its strictly supernatural origins, there is no clear consensus on that either.Their supernatural protagonists had encapsulated the virtues and vices of human beings, thoroughly homogenized.Was it some supernatural sentinel of the Scarabae?Our only hope for a good time is for the story to accelerate into amazing supernatural thrills.
supernaturalsupernatural2 noun   the supernatural
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supernaturalIt also reminds us of how recently belief in the supernatural was part of life.But it was a fear of the inexplicable, the unknown, not of the supernatural.Nor were more educated Protestants totally impervious to the pull of the supernatural.I need facts, not stories of the supernatural.Successful golf requires luck, too, something to make you feel that the supernatural is on your side.
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