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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A mental representation of some haunting experience; A ghostly appearing figure.

Usage examples (38)
  • Progress has meant the looming specter of the complete dehumanization of the individual and the catastrophe of ecological collapse.
  • Noun : the specter of disease or famine
  • To paraphrase Karl Marx, a specter is haunting Europe ...
  • A specter is stalking the Western world, and it looks a lot like Grandma. for more
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