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NOUN (1)

1. a mental representation of some haunting experience;
- Example: "he looked like he had seen a ghost"
- Example: "it aroused specters from his past"
[syn: ghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectre]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wraith \Wraith\, n. [Scot. wraith, warth; probably originally, a guardian angel, from Icel. v["o]r[eth]r a warden, guardian, akin to E. ward. See Ward a guard.] [1913 Webster] 1. An apparition of a person in his exact likeness, seen before death, or a little after; hence, an apparition; a specter; a vision; an unreal image. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] She was uncertain if it were the gypsy or her wraith. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] O, hollow wraith of dying fame. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. Sometimes, improperly, a spirit thought to preside over the waters; -- called also water wraith. --M. G. Lewis. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

wraith n 1: a mental representation of some haunting experience; "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past" [syn: ghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectre]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

61 Moby Thesaurus words for "wraith": Doppelganger, Masan, apparition, appearance, astral, astral spirit, banshee, co-walker, control, departed spirit, disembodied spirit, double, doubleganger, duppy, dybbuk, eidolon, etheric double, fantasy, fetch, figure, form, ghost, grateful dead, guide, hant, haunt, idolum, image, immateriality, incorporeal, incorporeal being, incorporeity, larva, lemures, manes, materialization, oni, phantasm, phantasma, phantasmagoria, phantom, poltergeist, presence, revenant, shade, shadow, shape, shrouded spirit, specter, spectral ghost, spirit, spook, sprite, theophany, unsubstantiality, vision, waking dream, walking dead man, wandering soul, wildest dream, zombie