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Spook synonyms
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A visitor, esp. one from a strange or foreign place
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  1. A visitor, esp. one from a strange or foreign place
  2. (Ornithology) A migratory bird in any of its temporary resting places
  3. A supernatural visitor; ghost, phantom, etc.
The Holy Spirit.
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  1. The Holy Spirit.
  2. Strong loyalty or dedication:
  3. An attitude marked by enthusiasm, energy, or courage:
To give warning to:
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  1. To give warning to:
  2. To equip with or protect by an alarm:
  3. To fill with alarm or anxious concern.
To become alarmed, frightened, or surprised.
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  1. To become alarmed, frightened, or surprised.
  2. To surprise, frighten, or alarm suddenly or unexpectedly; esp., to cause to start, or move involuntarily, as from sudden fright
  3. To alarm, frighten, or surprise suddenly.
To fill or overpower with terror; terrify.
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  1. To fill or overpower with terror; terrify.
  2. To coerce, make submit, etc. by filling with terror, as by the use or threat of violence
  3. To coerce or intimidate by causing fear.
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 slight or faint trace:
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  1. A slight or faint trace:
  2. (Folklore) A dead person's disembodied spirit, esp. when thought of as appearing to the living as a pale, shadowy apparition
  3. The spirit or soul
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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Any mental image or representation
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  1. Any mental image or representation
  2. A person or thing that is something in appearance but not in fact
  3. Something apparently seen, heard, or sensed, but having no physical reality; a ghost or apparition.
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
(Archaic) A shadow
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  1. (Archaic) A shadow
  2. (Chiefly Literary) A ghost; specter
  3. A disembodied spirit; a ghost.
A nearby or adjoining region; vicinity:
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  1. A nearby or adjoining region; vicinity:
  2. Shelter; protection:
  3. A phantom; a ghost.
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 visitor, esp. one from a strange or foreign place
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  1. A visitor, esp. one from a strange or foreign place
  2. (Ornithology) A migratory bird in any of its temporary resting places
  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. The ghost of a dead person.
  3. A ghost
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.
One empowered to act for or represent another:
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  1. One empowered to act for or represent another:
  2. A representative or official of a government or administrative department of a government:
  3. A force or substance that causes a change:
An employee or other worker with some particular function or skill.
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  1. An employee or other worker with some particular function or skill.
  2. One who works for a political organization, often wielding influence out of public view.
  3. A secret agent; a spy.
(Now Rare) An act of spying
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  1. (Now Rare) An act of spying
  2. One who secretly collects information concerning the enemies of a government or group.
  3. A person employed by a government to get secret information about or monitor the affairs, plans, armed forces, etc. of another government
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