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spook

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1 a person who tries secretly to obtain information for one country in the territory of another usually unfriendly country
  • a novel about a spook during the Cold War
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secret agent, undercover agent

2 the soul of a dead person thought of especially as appearing to living people
  • Halloween is the night when spooks and goblins are said to roam abroad.
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spook

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to strike with fear
  • The sudden noise spooked her out of her skin.
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give one the creeps, make one's flesh creep (or crawl)

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