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specter
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

2 uses
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Definition
a mental image of something frightening or disturbing

or:

a ghostly appearing image
  • One lieutenant had been visited by a specter who had tried to lure him to the bottom of the ocean.
    p. 145.0
  • But after the first city there was another, then another, city after city razed, the survivors drifting about like specters, picking through the rubble.
    p. 320.0

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