Examples of specter in a Sentence
feeling so terrified that every shadow became a specter
Recent Examples of specter from the Web
Two of the most senior figures in her government quit in protest, raising the specter of a challenge to her leadership.
His administration has also tightened rules on those who can claim asylum, cut funding for legal aid for unaccompanied children and raised the specter of Immigration and Customs Enforcement checks for sponsors of migrant children.
And Democrats have it now, with the specter of those children being separated from their parents along the border.
In the book, David acknowledges the specter of death threats.
That hasn’t stopped lawmakers, pundits, legal analysts and Rudolph W. Giuliani, one of the president’s attorneys, from weighing in on the looming specters of a presidential subpoena or indictment.
Even without the specter of sabotage, Trump had set himself up to clear an impossibly high diplomatic bar in record time.
And there is the forever specter of Nolan Ryan hanging over JD's tenure.
Trump has sought to use the specter of brutal crimes committed by MS-13 members to advance his proposals to build a wall on the Mexican border and limit legal immigration to the U.S.
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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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