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Synonyms for specter
ˈspɛk tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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, ghost, tincture, ghostwriter, tint, nicety, apparition, trace, phantasm, tad, spectre, spook, subtlety, tone, creep, fantasm, refinement

  2. 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, ghost, fantasm, phantom, wraith, spectre

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. specter(n)

    Synonyms:
    phantom, apparition, shade, ghost, manes, spirit, wraith, spook

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    spector, spectre, spectrum, ghost, phantom

How to pronounce specter?

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How to say specter in sign language?

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#182397nicety

How to use specter in a sentence?

  1. Gregorio Millett:

    It makes the specter of Covid-19 even more frightening, it places just one more additional burden It could be devastating.

  2. White House:

    Throughout his confirmation process, Judge Kavanaugh has had 65 meetings with senators -- including with Sen. Feinstein -- sat through over 30 hours of testimony, addressed over 2,000 questions in a public setting and additional questions in a confidential session. Not until the eve of his confirmation has Sen. Feinstein or anyone raised the specter of new' information' about him.

  3. Steve Vladeck:

    There's this specter that the same issues will come back.

  4. Benigno Aquino on Friday:

    Uncertainty and the specter of a dictatorship are looming over our country once again.

  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    A good intention but fixed and resolute - bent on high and holy ends, we shall find means to them on every side and at every moment; and even obstacles and opposition will but make us "like the fabled specter-ships," which sail the fastest in the very teeth of the wind.


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