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.

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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

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fantasmă, spectru.

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ma quỷ.