wraith
[ reyth ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Early 16th century unknown origin
Synonyms
  • apparition
  • specter
  • spirit
Antonyms
  • reality
Definition
a ghost or ghostlike image of someone, especially one seen shortly before or after their death
Example
The abandoned hospital was notorious for alleged paranormal activity and sightings of wayward wraiths.
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