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The faculty of sight; eyesight:
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  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
A ghostly apparition; a phantom.
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  1. A ghostly apparition; a phantom.
  2. A ghost; apparition
  3. Any object of fear or dread
Something faint or insubstantial:
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  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.
A sudden or unusual sight:
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  1. A sudden or unusual sight:
  2. Anything that appears unexpectedly or in an extraordinary way
  3. The act of appearing; appearance.
A person as characterized by a stated quality:
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  1. A person as characterized by a stated quality:
  2. An attitude marked by enthusiasm, energy, or courage:
  3. Strong loyalty or dedication:
(Gr. Myth.) Any of the secondary divinities ranking between the gods and men
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  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
One who is extremely zealous, skillful, or diligent:
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  1. One who is extremely zealous, skillful, or diligent:
  2. A person or thing regarded as evil, cruel, etc.
  3. A devil; evil spirit
Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
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  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.
Something apparently seen, heard, or sensed, but having no physical reality; a ghost or apparition.
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  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
The look or outward aspect of a person or thing
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  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:
(Slang) A secret agent; a spy.
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  1. (Slang) A secret agent; a spy.
  2. (Informal) A ghost; a specter.
  3. (Offensive Slang) Used as a disparaging term for a black person.
A perception of something that has no physical reality; figment of the mind; esp., a specter, or ghost
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  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
(Celt. Folklore) A water spirit, supposed to take the form of a horse and drown people
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  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.
An iced drink made with fruit juices, various kinds of rum, and, often, apricot brandy
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  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.
The Holy Spirit.
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  1. The Holy Spirit.
  2. An attitude marked by enthusiasm, energy, or courage:
  3. Strong loyalty or dedication:
Plural form of mane
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  1. Plural form of mane
  2. The revered spirit of one who has died.
  3. The soul or spirit of a dead person
A person who returns, as after a long absence
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  1. A person who returns, as after a long absence
  2. One who returns after death.
  3. Ghost
Cover or shelter provided by interception by an object of the sun or its rays:
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  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.
Strong, deeply felt emotion conveyed by a speaker, performer, or artist:
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  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
A ghostly figure; a specter.
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  1. A ghostly figure; a specter.
  2. Anything that appears unexpectedly or in an extraordinary way
  3. A phantom or ghost
(Sports) A golf score of one stroke over par.
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  1. (Sports) A golf score of one stroke over par.
  2. (--- Chiefly British) The number of strokes that a good player is likely to need to finish a golf hole or course.
  3. An evil or mischievous spirit; a hobgoblin.
A hobgoblin; a bogey.
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  1. A hobgoblin; a bogey.
  2. A goblin; a frightful spectre or phantom; a bogy or bugbear.
  3. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
An image or representation of an idea; a representation of an ideal form; an apparition of some actual or imaginary entity, or of some aspect of reality.
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  1. An image or representation of an idea; a representation of an ideal form; an apparition of some actual or imaginary entity, or of some aspect of reality.
  2. An image without real existence; phantom; apparition
  3. A phantom, a ghost or elusive entity.
A perception of something that has no physical reality; figment of the mind; esp., a specter, or ghost
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  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
Alternative form of phantasm.
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(Medicine) A model of a human body or body part.
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  1. (Medicine) A model of a human body or body part.
  2. Any mental image or representation
  3. Something that seems to appear to the sight but has no physical existence; apparition; vision; specter
A person who returns, as after a long absence
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  1. A person who returns, as after a long absence
  2. One who returns after death.
  3. Ghost
Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
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  1. Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
  2. (Archaic) A shadow
  3. A disembodied spirit; a ghost.
A feeling or cause of gloom or unhappiness:
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  1. A feeling or cause of gloom or unhappiness:
  2. A nearby or adjoining region; vicinity:
  3. Shelter; protection:
A ghostly apparition; a phantom.
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  1. A ghostly apparition; a phantom.
  2. Any object of fear or dread
  3. A ghost; apparition
The Holy Spirit.
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  1. The Holy Spirit.
  2. An attitude marked by enthusiasm, energy, or courage:
  3. Strong loyalty or dedication:
A migratory bird that makes a temporary stop somewhere.
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  1. A migratory bird that makes a temporary stop somewhere.
  2. A visitor, esp. one from a strange or foreign place
  3. A supernatural visitor; ghost, phantom, etc.
The spectral figure of a person supposedly seen as a premonition just before that person's death
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  1. The spectral figure of a person supposedly seen as a premonition just before that person's death
  2. A ghost
  3. The ghost of a dead person.
(Slang) A secret agent; a spy.
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  1. (Slang) A secret agent; a spy.
  2. (Informal) A ghost; a specter.
A place often visited
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  1. A place often visited
  2. A place much frequented.
  3. (Chiefly Southern US) A ghost or other supernatural being.
A momentary pause or rest:
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  1. A momentary pause or rest:
  2. Spirit or vitality:
  3. The capacity to breathe, especially in a natural and unlabored manner:
A short, fast run or race
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  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.
Any of the fine, threadlike outgrowths from the skin of an animal or human being
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  1. Any of the fine, threadlike outgrowths from the skin of an animal or human being
  2. A slender growth resembling a mammalian hair, found on insects and other animals.
  3. A precise or exact degree:
A small, barely detectable amount of.
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  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:
The act of intimating
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  1. The act of intimating
  2. A formal announcement or declaration
  3. A hint; indirect suggestion
Likeness, similarity; the quality of being similar.
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  1. Likeness, similarity; the quality of being similar.
  2. A likeness, image, or representation
  3. Seeming; appearance; show; figure; form.
Dark shadows gathering at dusk:
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  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
A dark area or shape made by an object blocking rays of light.
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  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.
A line or long, thin mark; stripe or smear, generally differing in color or texture from the surrounding area
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  1. A line or long, thin mark; stripe or smear, generally differing in color or texture from the surrounding area
  2. A line, mark, smear, or band differentiated by color or texture from its surroundings.
  3. The characteristic color of a mineral after it has been ground into a powder. Because the streak of a mineral is not always the same as its natural color, it is a useful tool in mineral identification.
Something suggested:
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  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.
The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
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  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:
An attitude or a style reflecting such ability or preferences on the part of a group of people of a particular time and place
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  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.
A slight coloring; tint
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  1. A slight coloring; tint
  2. A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
  3. A slight trace, flavor, odor, etc.; smack; touch
A prospect for a loan or handout:
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  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:
Evidence or an indication of the former presence or existence of something; a vestige:
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  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
(Informal) A complete miss when attempting to hit something, as a golf ball, with a swinging motion
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  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
(Figuratively) A faint trace or hint (of something).
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  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.
Any of the long, bristly hairs growing on each side of the upper lip of a cat, rat, etc.; vibrissa
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  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.
To author a literary work or speech in the place of another.
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  1. To author a literary work or speech in the place of another.
  2. To write (a speech, for example) as a ghostwriter.
  3. To work as a ghostwriter.
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