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  1. creep, weirdo, weirdie, weirdy, spooknoun

    someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric

    Synonyms:
    wraith, creep, shade, specter, weirdie, ghost, loony, weirdo, nutcase, looney, spectre, crawling, crazy, weirdy, creeping, crawl

  2. ghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectreverb

    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, spectre, subtlety, tone, creep, fantasm, refinement

  3. spookverb

    frighten or scare, and often provoke into a violent action

    "The noise spooked the horse"

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  1. spooknoun

    Synonyms:
    ghost, spirit, specter, apparition, phantom, hobgoblin

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  1. List of paraphrases for "spook":

    scare, frighten, spy, ghost, startle, shiner

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How to use spook in a sentence?

  1. Alastair Sandler:

    Anything that comes on Twitter is just really noise, I don't think you can use that as an official medium to make global policies, but certainly it's enough to spook the stocks into the weekend. It's a space people will be trying to avoid until the dust settles.

  2. Dana Peterson:

    You can always talk yourself into a recession, if businesses start shedding jobs in anticipation of a recession, that is going to spook consumers -- and that can get us into a recession.

  3. Isaac Boltansky:

    This development will surely spook bank purchasers who have become an increasing part of the company’s funding base, further frustrate the investment community, and ultimately result in stricter scrutiny from both federal and state regulators.

  4. Karine Hirn:

    Chinese authorities wouldn't want to trigger a meltdown which would spook investors and we may see more market stabilising measures on the way.

  5. Gordon Chang:

    It will definitely spook China as it shows political will, the U.S. has political leverage over China and we don’t use it because we’re trying to engage the Chinese and don’t want to upset them, and we think they have more power over us -- but that’s absolutely wrong.


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