Examples of ghostly in a Sentence
A ghostly figure appears in the house at night.
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Gracey and Crump developed one two-minute scene with full-sized models and ghostly effects and Disney loved it.
People have claimed to hear wails of banshees and see ghostly hell hounds and apparitions of Confederate soldiers.
There is no way to know if this ghostly reminder of white supremacy represents a deep social amnesia or, more sinisterly, the recurrence of a covert memory.
Kelly’s theory: Infrasonic sound creates ghostly hallucinations.
And thus religious liberty, a liberal value and achievement, died and became doomed to a second ghostly life as a conservative preoccupation, one that makes both the conservative and the preoccupation seem more suspicious by association.
The specter that stalks them is not any ordinary ghostly apparition.
Others have claimed to see odd sights while driving the road, from lights darting through the trees to ghostly figures.
Richie’s ghostly presence metaphorizes the prison’s centrality in Ward’s vision of black history.
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First Known Use of ghostly
before 12th century
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