Examples of specter in a Sentence
feeling so terrified that every shadow became a specter
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Using a political committee, he's raised the specter of the Castros and repressive Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in order to win a seat that pays only $6,000 a year but carries enormous political power.
Not just as an inspiration for other sitcomic characters, and not just as an occasional appearance on a Netflix screen or a basic-cable station near you, but also as a specter.
In 2017, Crook, who was already studying the response of the cephalopod nervous system to pain and injury, returned home from one of these workshops determined to set the specter to rest.
The ghostly specter’s real estate holdings, we’re told, include a Chasm of Souls.
Harvey, who is a free agent at the end of the season, hasn’t been the same since the 2015 World Series, and Lugo has the specter of Tommy John surgery hanging over him.
The overlapping use of psychiatric medications among humans and animals also raises the specter of owners sharing drugs with their pets.
In a speech Friday in Boston and in his conversation with STAT, Gates several times raised the specter of the potential for a bioterrorism attack using smallpox.
The specter of the program's most crushing defeat in Saban's tenure -- the last-second loss to Clemson in the 2017 College Football Playoff title game -- remained while the season opener against Florida State hovered off in the distance.
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SPECTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of specter for English Language Learners
: a ghost or spirit of a dead person
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