HyperDic: spectre

English > 2 senses of the word spectre:
NOUNperson spectre, apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, fantasm, spectera ghostly appearing figure
cognitionspectre, ghost, shade, spook, wraith, spectera mental representation of some haunting experience
spectre > pronunciation
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Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > spectre: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA ghostly appearing figure.
Synonymsapparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, fantasm, specter
NarrowerFlying DutchmanThe captain of a phantom ship (the Flying Dutchman) who was condemned to sail against the wind until Judgment Day
Broaderspirit, disembodied spiritAny incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings
Spanishaparición, espectro, fantasma
Catalanaparició, fantasma
English > spectre: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA mental representation of some haunting experience.
Synonymsghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter
Broaderapparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, fantasm, shadowSomething existing in perception only
Spanishaparición, espectro, fantasma, sombra, wraith
Catalanespectre, fantasma

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