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specter
used in The Magic Mountain

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Definition
a mental image of something frightening or disturbing

or:

a ghostly appearing image
  • People stared in bewilderment at the face of this charming specter, who seemed to see them and yet did not, who was not at all affected by their gaze, and whose laughter and waves were not meant for the present, but belonged to the then and there of home—it would have been pointless to respond.
    5.8 - Danse Macabre (88% in)

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