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phantasm

noun
variants: also fantasm

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1 a conception or image created by the imagination and having no objective reality
  • frightened by the phantasms of his own making

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2 the soul of a dead person thought of especially as appearing to living people
  • believed that she'd seen the phantasm of her father on the anniversary of his death

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“Phantasm.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/phantasm. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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