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apparition

ap·pa·ri·tion

apparition

 
 
pronunciation:
ae p rI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a ghostly image; phantom; specter.
He thought he saw an apparition and ran terrified from the room.
synonyms:
phantasm, phantom, specter, wraith
similar words:
chimera, ghost, hallucination, manifestation, materialization, presence, shade, spirit, spook
definition 2: a startling or remarkable sight.
She looked like an apparition in her beautiful gown and jewels.
synonyms:
display, spectacle
similar words:
fantasy, friar's lantern, phenomenon, revelation, sight
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derivation: apparitional (adj.)
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