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apparition
used in Running in the Family

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Definition
a ghostlike figure or its appearance

or more rarely:

an unexpected or strange appearance
  • In the dark mildewed wing, where the rotting mosquito nets hang, lives the apparition of the Dutch governor's daughter.
    p. 26.9

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