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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A mental representation of some haunting experience. A ghost.

Usage examples (35)
  • We thought we saw a wraith in the window as we passed by the old abandoned mansion on the edge of town.
  • It is not her own betrothal, but mine with Winnie's wraith, that is deluding her crazy brain.
  • Banquo's wraith, which is invisible to all but Macbeth, is the haunting of an evil conscience.
  • Loads of good stuff in there and a good post from 'wraith' a coupla pages back, too. for more
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