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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Resembling or characteristic of a phantom.

Usage examples (33)
  • A ghostly face at the window
  • A full moon was drenching the mountains in ghostly light as some 60
  • That indeterminacy is itself masked in ghostly reflections of a former paradigm.
  • Night came on, and a full moon rose high over the trees into the sky, lighting the land till it lay bathed in ghostly day. for more
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  • A "ghostly" (looking like a ghost) apparition looks "ghastly" (frightening) to the unexpecting viewer.
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