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 for eldritch
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Eldritch \El"dritch\, a.
     Hideous; ghastly; as, an eldritch shriek or laugh. [Local,
     Eng.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  eldritch
      adj 1: suggesting the operation of supernatural influences; "an
             eldritch screech"; "the three weird sisters";
             "stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"-
             John Galsworthy; "an unearthly light"; "he could hear the
             unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din"- Henry
             Kingsley [syn: eldritch, weird, uncanny,
             unearthly]

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