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Synonyms for spectre
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:
    echinoderm genus

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

    a ghostly appearing figure

    "we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us"

    Synonyms:
    highflyer, highflier

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. spectre

    Synonyms:
    apparition, ghost, shade, shadow, spirit, larva

    Antonyms:
    body, substance, flesh, personality

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

  1. List of paraphrases for "spectre":

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

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Spectre":

    Spectre, the Ill St., Spectr, Skiz Fernando, Jr., Eye, The, Skiz, The Eye, Slotek, The Ill St., Ill St., The

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How to use spectre in a sentence?

  1. Goldman Sachs:

    Distillate storage utilization in the U.S. and Europe is nearing historically high levels, following near record refinery utilization, only modest demand growth (especially relative to gasoline), and increased imports from the East on refinery expansion and Chinese exports, this raises the spectre of 1998 (and) 2009 when distillate storage hit capacity, pushing runs and crude oil prices sharply lower.

  2. Joseph Conrad:

    How does one kill fear, I wonder How do you shoot a spectre through the heart, slash off its spectral head, take it by the spectral throat

  3. Andrew Lipow:

    I expect that Venezuelan production will continue to decline and the upcoming elections hold the spectre of the U.S. imposing additional sanctions on Venezuela that may hasten the loss of supply.

  4. Justice William O. Douglas:

    Once the government can demand of a publisher the names of the purchasers of his publication, the free press as we know it disappears. Then the spectre of a government agent will look over the shoulder of everyone who reads. ... Fear of criticism goes with every person into the bookstall. The subtle, imponderable pressures of the orthodox lay hold. Some will fear to read what is unpopular, what the powers-that-be dislike. ... fear will take the place of freedom in the libraries, book stores, and homes in the land.

  5. Sam Smith:

    I am so excited to be a part of this iconic British legacy and join an incredible line up of some of my biggest musical inspirations. . I hope Tom Jones all enjoy the song as much as I enjoyed making it, spectre.

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