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Another word for ghost

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Noun
  1. A supernatural being, such as a ghost

  2. A slight amount or indication

      1. Any of the long, bristly hairs growing on each side of the upper lip of a cat, rat, etc.; vibrissa
      2. One of the long stiff tactile bristles or hairs that grow near the mouth and elsewhere on the head of most mammals; a vibrissa.
      3. The hair on a man's cheeks and chin.
      1. (Figuratively) A faint trace or hint (of something).
      2. (Internet) A private message to an individual in a chat room.
      3. Soft speech produced without using the full voice.
      1. (Informal) A complete miss when attempting to hit something, as a golf ball, with a swinging motion
      2. A faint indication; hint; trace
      3. A light puff or gust of air or wind; breath
      1. Evidence or an indication of the former presence or existence of something; a vestige:
      2. An act of researching or ascertaining the origin or location of something:
      3. The visible line or spot that moves across the face of a cathode-ray tube
      1. A prospect for a loan or handout:
      2. An ability to propel a ball a desired distance; control or accuracy:
      3. A sensation experienced in touching something with a characteristic texture:
      1. A slight coloring; tint
      2. A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
      3. A slight trace, flavor, odor, etc.; smack; touch
      1. An attitude or a style reflecting such ability or preferences on the part of a group of people of a particular time and place
      2. This sense in combination with the senses of smell and touch, which together receive a sensation of a substance in the mouth.
      3. The ability to notice, appreciate, and judge what is beautiful, appropriate, or harmonious, or what is excellent in art, music, decoration, clothing, etc.
      1. The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
      2. The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
      3. The act or an instance of suspecting something on little or no evidence:
      1. Something suggested:
      2. The process by which an idea is brought to the mind through its connection or association with another idea already in the mind
      3. The sequential process by which one thought or mental image leads to another.
      1. (Mineralogy) The color of the fine powder produced when a mineral is rubbed against a hard surface. Used as a distinguishing characteristic.
      2. A line or long, thin mark; stripe or smear, generally differing in color or texture from the surrounding area
      3. A line, mark, smear, or band differentiated by color or texture from its surroundings.
      1. A dark area or shape made by an object blocking rays of light.
      2. The darkness or diminished light caused by the blocking of a light source:
      3. An incipient growth of beard that makes the skin look darker.
      1. Dark shadows gathering at dusk:
      2. Any of various devices used to reduce or screen light or heat:
      3. Degree of darkness of a color; gradation of a color with reference to its mixture with black
      1. Likeness, similarity; the quality of being similar.
      2. A likeness, image, or representation
      3. Seeming; appearance; show; figure; form.
      1. The act of intimating
      2. A formal announcement or declaration
      3. A hint; indirect suggestion
      1. A small, barely detectable amount of.
      2. A slight indication of a fact, wish, etc.; indirect suggestion or piece of advice; intimation; covert allusion
      3. A barely perceptible amount:
      1. A growth of such filaments, as that forming the coat of an animal or covering the scalp of a human.
      2. Any of the fine, threadlike outgrowths from the skin of an animal or human being
      3. A precise or exact degree:
      1. A short, fast run or race
      2. (Sports) A footrace, usually less than a quarter-mile long, run at top speed from the outset.
      3. A spirited quality in action or style; verve.
      1. A momentary pause or rest:
      2. Spirit or vitality:
      3. The capacity to breathe, especially in a natural and unlabored manner:
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Verb
  1. To write for and credit authorship to another

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Another word for ghost

Noun
  1. An unsubstantial being

      1. An iced drink made with fruit juices, various kinds of rum, and, often, apricot brandy
      2. A computer connected to the internet and controlled by a remote unauthorized user to perform malicious tasks, without the owner being aware.
      3. In voodoo belief and popular folklore, a corpse that has been reanimated, especially by means of a supernatural power or spell.
      1. (Celt. Folklore) A water spirit, supposed to take the form of a horse and drown people
      2. A sheepdog of a medium-sized breed developed in Australia, having a compact body, usually erect ears, and short coat.
      3. A malevolent water spirit of Scottish legend, usually having the shape of a horse and rejoicing in or causing drownings.
      1. A perception of something that has no physical reality; figment of the mind; esp., a specter, or ghost
      2. Something apparently seen but having no physical reality; a phantom or an apparition.
      3. (Philos.) A mental impression of a real person or thing
      1. (Slang) A spy or secret agent
      2. (Informal) A specter; ghost
      3. (Offensive Slang) Used as a disparaging term for a black person.
      1. The look or outward aspect of a person or thing
      2. The act or an instance of coming into public view:
      3. Outward aspect:
      1. Something apparently seen, heard, or sensed, but having no physical reality; a ghost or apparition.
      2. Any mental image or representation
      3. A person or thing that is something in appearance but not in fact
      1. Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
      2. Any of various devices used to reduce or screen light or heat:
      3. A disembodied spirit; a ghost.
      1. One who is extremely zealous, skillful, or diligent:
      2. A person or thing regarded as evil, cruel, etc.
      3. A devil; evil spirit
      1. (Gr. Myth.) Any of the secondary divinities ranking between the gods and men
      2. (Computers) A program or process that runs in the background but remains inactive until invoked.
      3. A guardian spirit; inspiring or inner spirit
      1. A person as characterized by a stated quality:
      2. An attitude marked by enthusiasm, energy, or courage:
      3. Strong loyalty or dedication:
      1. A sudden or unusual sight:
      2. Anything that appears unexpectedly or in an extraordinary way
      3. The act of appearing; appearance.
      1. Something faint or insubstantial:
      2. The spectral figure of a person supposedly seen as a premonition just before that person's death
      3. The ghost of a dead person.
      1. A ghostly apparition; a phantom.
      2. A ghost; apparition
      3. Any object of fear or dread
      1. The faculty of sight; eyesight:
      2. The mystical experience of seeing something that is not in fact present to the eye or is supernatural.
      3. The act or power of seeing with the eye; sense of sight
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  2. A disembodied human soul

      1. Strong, deeply felt emotion conveyed by a speaker, performer, or artist:
      2. The moral or emotional nature of a human being
      3. The spirit of a dead person, thought of as separate from the body and leading an existence of its own
      1. Cover or shelter provided by interception by an object of the sun or its rays:
      2. Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
      3. A disembodied spirit; a ghost.
      1. A person who returns, as after a long absence
      2. One who returns after death.
      3. Ghost
      1. Plural form of mane
      2. The revered spirit of one who has died.
      3. The soul or spirit of a dead person
      1. The Holy Spirit.
      2. An attitude marked by enthusiasm, energy, or courage:
      3. Strong loyalty or dedication:

Idioms:

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