- (British) → specterExample sentences
- Only when memory is, like the narrator's in Kesey's novel, sufficiently dim, do the dead appear as specters and ghosts.
- He believes the spectre is the ghost of Pte Crowley, of the 11th North Devonshire Regiment.
- In curing speech of specters and ghosts, analytical philosophy claims to cleanse the mind of a dreamy fondness for every sort of idealism, vitalism, Platonism, and transcendentalism.
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