Examples of specter in a Sentence
feeling so terrified that every shadow became a specter
Recent Examples of specter from the Web
Even with a difficult fight against a well-deserving contender looming this weekend, Aldo hasn’t been able to get far from the specter of his loss to McGregor — partly because people never stop asking him about it.
Meanwhile, the martial law declaration, though ratified by the Senate, has raised the specter of Ferdinand Marcos’ 1972 takeover after imposing martial law nationwide.
BSO said her third note brought the specter of impending violence by stating her brothers are waiting outside and armed.
For seven days, and seven nights, those within 20 miles of Three Mile Island lived with the specter of unknown power out of control.
For the domestic crowd, Merkel and Seehofer played up the sense of stability of continuing a conservative government, raising the specter that Social Democratic leader Martin Schulz could forge a coalition with the anti-capitalist Left Party.
The specter of Monday's terrorist attack in Manchester, England, continues to loom large.
Regardless of the winner, the specter of a June court date for Mr. Gianforte on a misdemeanor assault charge was an unwelcome coda for Republicans at a difficult moment.
The specter of Anti-RIAA activism is haunting nothing much of anything, because consumers are lazy and don’t really care much until something personally affects them.
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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
SPECTER Defined for Kids
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