Examples of specter in a Sentence
feeling so terrified that every shadow became a specter
Recent Examples of specter from the Web
Living under the specter of a delicate power grid has forced many to adapt.
There was a weird, sticky odor that hung in the air like a specter.
Those days ended decades ago, but now transportation officials are raising the specter of a Big Apple-Berkshires rail connection again, as soon as 2019.
Regardless, the continuing conversation in the media about the case is an ongoing public relations headache for Team Sky, and the specter of having its top racer excluded in July heaps more pressure and scrutiny on the British team.
Government representatives persuaded him to abandon his presidential ambitions, raising the specter of legal proceedings over alleged corruption during his tenure as civil aviation minister, according to numerous, unconfirmed reports.
But, for some in Haiti, the new military raises the specter of the old military, a force that roamed the streets of Haiti in the 80s and 90s crushing dissent.
But the populist specter, which is haunting so much of Europe, has been exorcised from the U.K. body politic.
With the specter of communism at its doorstep, the Thai conservative establishment curbed the postwar experiment of civilian democratic rule in its quest for stability.
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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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