Noun(1) a mental representation of some haunting experience(2) a ghostly appearing figure
(1) We would have a brighter future, not threatened by the specter of global warming.(2) And with the creep of monetary inflation comes the specter of myriad inflationary effects, currency debasement, and progressive monetary disorder.(3) But a series of U.S. and Soviet hydrogen bomb tests reawakened public fears, this time focused on the specter of radioactive fallout.(4) It also raises the specter of a dangerous shift toward protectionism.(5) Again, the specter of counterparty risk becomes an issue.(6) Our world has changed; we must adjust our living habits as necessary to address the increased danger that the specter of terrorism brings.(7) The city transportation engineer offered these encouraging words at a preferred-parking hearing, in response to a questioner who had raised the specter of counterfeit parking permits.(8) I didn't know why, but the invisible specter made his presence more felt.(9) However, intensive care also raises the specter of treatment for treatment's sake and fears of a life prolonged needlessly by machines.(10) It was translucent and obviously a ghost or a close variation of a specter , bowing at the young scientist courteously.(11) Lately she's been thinking a lot about selling her home to break free from debt, because she fears the specter of foreclosure every day.(12) the specter of nuclear holocaust(13) I searched the entire throne room, expecting to find a specter or ghost pop out at any second, and my imagination slowly took over reason.(14) In China, a huge surplus and high savings are raising the specter of inflation.(15) A final problem is the specter of human reproductive cloning - to which nearly all voters are opposed.(16) It was as if I were following a hidden specter or ghost.
1. ghost ::
2. threat ::
3. apparition ::
Different Formsspecter, specters
Word Example from TV Shows
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...when you remove the SPECTER
of fiery vehicular death.
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 2
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