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specter -- as in: specter of national poverty
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Jane Eyre
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  • Of the foul German spectre — the Vampyre.
  • Oh, this spectre of death!
  • I commented, as that spectre rose up black by the black yew at the gate.
  • A mere spectre!

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  • From where I sit on the field, he’s a bizarre specter, so frail and ashen.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • It was my father, standing on my doorstep like some awful specter summoned by my hatefulness.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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