Examples of specter in a Sentence
feeling so terrified that every shadow became a specter
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Film has long toyed with the specter of female revenge.
Some of the best applause lines of Monday’s debate came when Republicans addressed the specter of installing highway tolls, which all of them oppose, and dysfunction at the state Department of Motor Vehicles.
Prosecutors and defense are making their final arguments Monday in the sensational case that raised the specter of auctions of young women on encrypted websites.
Years later, Henry grapples with the specter of his father’s alcoholism and other demons.
The idealism of equality ran stride for stride with the specter of war, and no one knew exactly what would be the defining feel of the decade.
Congressional Republicans have already started raising the specter of job losses in their states.
The bloody, hopeless trenches and No Man’s Land loom like a giant specter.
For almost twenty years, a specter has been haunting France: flatworms.
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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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