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wraith
American English: /reɪθ/
British English: /reɪθ/

Translation of wraith in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • In keeping with the Batman myth established in the 30's comics, Wayne Senior is killed in a random street robbery, surviving only as a moral wraith tormenting the conscience of his orphaned son.
    • The stage is designer Andy Klunder's evocation of a World War I blue remembered battlefield, peopled by a ghostly lost generation in sad tin hats and mouldy cloth, their women anonymous wraiths in caps and shrouds.
    • I could almost see the wraith of our dear ‘Elder Brother’ hovering over them.

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