(Philos.) A mental impression of a real person or thing
Anything that appears unexpectedly or in an extraordinary way
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(Military slang) An unidentified aircraft, especially as observed as a spot on a radar screen, and often suspected to be hostile. (Also sometimes used as a synonym for bandit - an enemy aircraft)
An image without real existence; phantom; apparition
An image that appears only in the mind; an illusion:
A person or thing reborn.
An imaginary hobgoblin or terror used to frighten children into good conduct
(Archaic) A shadow
A nearby or adjoining region; vicinity:
A ghostly apparition; a phantom.
An inclination or tendency of a specified kind:
The ghost of a dead person.
A place often visited
(Uncountable) Supernatural beings and events collectively. (When used with definite article: "the supernatural".)
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