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sprite

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Synonyms and Antonyms of sprite

  1. 1 an imaginary being usually having a small human form and magical powers <the child insisted that he'd seen a sprite hiding in the garden> Synonyms brownie, dwarf, elf, faerie (also faery), fay, gnome, goblin, gremlin, hobgoblin, kobold, leprechaun, pixie (also pixy), puck, fairy, trollRelated Words little people; kelpie, nixie; changeling; imp; banshee, ghoul, hag, ogre

  2. 2 the soul of a dead person thought of especially as appearing to living people <told hair-raising stories of sprites and spectral ships> Synonyms apparition, bogey (also bogie or bogy), familiar spirit, hant [dialect], haunt [chiefly dialect], materialization, phantasm (also fantasm), phantom, poltergeist, shade, shadow, specter (or spectre), spirit, spook, ghost, vision, visitant, wraithRelated Words angel, daimon, familiar, genie, genius, jinni (or jinn also djinni or djinn), shaitan; double, doppelgänger (or doppelganger), fetch; lemures, manes; incubus, lamia, succubus, vampire, zombie (also zombi); cacodemon, demon (or daemon), devil, fiend, ghoul, imp


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