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specter
used in Unbroken - adapted for young adults

2 uses
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Definition
a mental image of something frightening or disturbing

or:

a ghostly appearing image
  • But after the first city there was another, then another, city after city razed, survivors drifting like specters.
    p. 232.7
  • One man died, and the rest hallucinated, babbling at invisible people, arguing about their imaginary car, one man speaking to a specter that tried to lure him into the ocean.
    p. 113.9

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