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Synonyms for spectre
ˈspɛk tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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, specter, ghost, fantasm, phantom, wraith

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

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:

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

How to pronounce spectre?

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How to use spectre in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Brenda Kelly:

    It now seems likely that the present stimulus programme could be extended beyond September 2016 and the spectre of negative rates could well be imminent, as we have come to expect from the head of the ECB, Draghi is leaning towards pro-action rather than reaction.

  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. 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

  5. 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.


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