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  • n  a mental representation of some haunting experience
    he looked like he had seen a ghost
  • n  a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else
  • n  the visible disembodied soul of a dead person
  • n  a suggestion of some quality
    he detected a ghost of a smile on her face
  • v  move like a ghost
    The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard
  • v  haunt like a ghost; pursue
  • v  write for someone else
    How many books have you ghostwritten so far?

  • Since Defense Commissioner Sidney Hillman has his eye on ghost towns, has begun investigating "shutdown areas" with a view to their use in defense, Frank Moran's optimism may .
  • A vessel in a fleet of controversial former US Navy 'ghost ships' arrives at a Hartlepool breakers' yard.
  • In modern-day Yemen, in an area with people genetically linked to the Lemba, Parfitt found a ghost town by that name.
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  • Jean Paul Gaultier in WBRC
    It's about bones, but not in a ghost kind of way - unless we're talking about the ghost of couture,he joked.
  • Paul Pierce in Baltimore Sun
    The ghost of Red [was] just looking over us,Pierce said. "I think he kind of tapped it in the right direction. It sort of put a smile on my face."
  • Robert Gates in AFP
    A few months ago, this place was a ghost town, a no-go zone,Gates told marines at their outpost lined with dirt-filled barriers and razor wire.

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