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Synonyms for spectreˈspɛk tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, fantasm, specter, spectre(noun)

    a ghostly appearing figure

    "we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us"

    Synonyms:
    spook, phantasma, shade, phantasm, shadow, apparition, specter, ghost, fantasm, phantom, wraith, spectre

  2. ghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectre(noun)

    a mental representation of some haunting experience

    "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"

    Synonyms:
    phantasma, phantom, wraith, shade, shadowiness, shadiness, touch, weirdo, weirdy, nuance, weirdie, specter, ghost, tincture, ghostwriter, tint, nicety, apparition, trace, phantasm, tad, spectre, spook, subtlety, tone, creep, fantasm, refinement

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spectre(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Written also Specter.] apparition, ghost, spirit, shade, phantom, phantasm, illusion, ogre, sprite, GOBLIN, HOBGOBLIN

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

spectrum, specter, phantom, ghost, spectra, scarecrow, range


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