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ghost

ghost

 
 
pronunciation:
gost
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the spirit of a person who has died, especially one that is believed to haunt a place or living people.
The ghost he thought he saw turned out to be a curtain blowing in the breeze.
synonyms:
phantom, spirit, spook
similar words:
soul
definition 2: a slight possibility or tiny amount.
He has only a ghost of a chance of winning the lottery.
synonyms:
shadow, suggestion, trace
similar words:
hint, possibility
derivation: ghostlike (adj.)
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