What does Specter mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectrenoun

    a mental representation of some haunting experience

    "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"

  2. apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, fantasm, specter, spectrenoun

    a ghostly appearing figure

    "we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us"


  1. specternoun

    A ghostly apparition.

    Etymology: From French spectre, from Latin spectrum, appearance, apparition.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Specternoun

    alt. of Spectre

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  1. respect, scepter, sceptre, spectre

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Specter in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Specter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Specter in a Sentence

  1. Steve Vladeck:

    There's this specter that the same issues will come back.

  2. Mark Langevin:

    Bolsonaro appears to be visibly upset at what has happened in United States because United States raises the specter of Jair Bolsonaro own potential electoral failing in Jair Bolsonaro bid for reelection in two years.

  3. Paulo Pinheiro:

    Nearly every surviving detainee has emerged from custody having suffered unimaginable abuses, for ordinary Syrians, the specter of arrest or abduction, and the near-inevitable horrors that follow, have paralyzed communities across the country.

  4. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    A good intention but fixed and resolute - bent on high and holy ends, we shall find means to them on every side and at every moment; and even obstacles and opposition will but make us "like the fabled specter-ships," which sail the fastest in the very teeth of the wind.

  5. Gennadiy Goldberg:

    For the most part, the specter of trade wars is still really weighing on risk here and that's what's keeping Treasuries better bid.

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    To make worse
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