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    ghost

    ghost - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ghost

    Definition
    (noun) a mental representation of some haunting experience
    Synonyms : shade , specter , spectre , spook , wraith
    Example Sentence
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
    • it aroused specters from his past
    Definition
    (noun) a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else
    Synonyms : ghostwriter
    Definition
    (noun) the visible disembodied soul of a dead person Definition
    (noun) a suggestion of some quality
    Synonyms : touch , trace
    Example Sentence
    • there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone
    • he detected a ghost of a smile on her face
    Definition
    (verb) move like a ghost
    Example Sentence
    • The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard
    Definition
    (verb) haunt like a ghost; pursue
    Synonyms : haunt , obsess
    Example Sentence
    • Fear of illness haunts her
    Definition
    (verb) write for someone else
    Synonyms : ghostwrite
    Example Sentence
    • How many books have you ghostwritten so far?
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