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How To Spell spectre?

Correct spelling: spectre

What is the definition of spectre?

  1. A mountain specter (which see), esp. that observed on the Brocken, in the Harz Mountains.

What does the abbreviation spectre mean?

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This graph shows how "spectre" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What are the usage examples for spectre?

  1. The sight of a spectre could not have startled me more, but the effect of my appearance upon her was greater still. – Aylwin by Theodore Watts-Dunton
  2. Always the grim spectre with the scythe stands at the elbows of the men who write the news. – The Lash by Olin L. Lyman
  3. " I wonder what it is," he mused, refusing to give form to a horrible thought that hovered like a spectre about the windows of his soul. – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  4. He opened, and there, pale as a spectre stood Eben McClure. – Patsy by S. R. Crockett
  5. As an instance of this strange belief, it is related how Lord Castlereagh in early life saw this spectre as is well- known, he afterwards became head of the government, but finally perished by his own hand. – Strange Pages from Family Papers by T. F. Thiselton Dyer
  6. The spectre of her, standing before the monument, looks down upon me, reproachfully, piteously, affectionately. – The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani
  7. She went like a spectre across the misty fields, looking down into the ditches and all the inequalities of the way. – The Doctor's Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  8. Even the snake spectre did no seriously affright the remaining bats, though it confirmed the sentence of their immediate banishment. – My Tropic Isle by E J Banfield
  9. The spectre of the prison had risen up against him. – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  10. Vain spectre of fear! – Boris Lensky by Ossip Schubin

What are the translations for spectre?

Chinese word for Spectre

萦绕心头的恐惧.

Dutch words for Spectre

spook, schrikbeeld.

French word for Spectre

spectre.

German word for Spectre

Schreckgespenst.

Italian word for Spectre

spettro.

Japanese word for Spectre

不安材料.

Javanese word for Spectre

Kothak.

Malay word for Spectre

Hantu.

Norwegian word for Spectre

gjenferd.

Polish word for Spectre

widmo.

Romanian words for Spectre

fantasmă, spectru.

Spanish word for Spectre

espectro.

Tamil word for Spectre

ஒழிப்பதற்கு.

Turkish word for Spectre

hayalet.

Vietnamese word for Spectre

ma quỷ.

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