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spectre

Synonyms of spectre in English:

noun

  • 1 the spectres of the murdered boys
    ghost, phantom, apparition, spirit, wraith, shadow, presence, illusion;
    Scottish & Irish  bodach;
    German doppelgänger;
    West Indian  duppy
    informal spook
    rare eidolon, manes
  • 2 the spectre of a ruinous trade war loomed
    threat, menace, shadow, cloud, vision;
    prospect;
    danger, peril, fear, dread
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