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specter

noun
variants: or spectre

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the soul of a dead person thought of especially as appearing to living people
  • feeling so terrified that every shadow became a specter

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The first known use of specter was in 1605

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“Specter.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/specter. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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