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apparition
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

3 uses
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Definition
a ghostlike figure or its appearance

or more rarely:

an unexpected or strange appearance
  • I thought he was a kind of apparition.
    p. 583.9
  • Several hours later, there came to my mother's room the second fearful apparition.
    p. 106.3
  • Not even Mr. Fish had known who the fearful apparition was.
    p. 201.9

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