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synonyms for apparition

  • bogeyman
  • chimera
  • delusion
  • hallucination
  • haunt
  • illusion
  • phantasm
  • phantom
  • revenant
  • specter
  • spirit
  • spook
  • visitant
  • bump in the night
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antonyms for apparition

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  • certainty
  • fact
  • reality
  • truth
  • animate
  • being
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The superb list of guest stars includes Bowen Yang, Vanessa Williams, John Slattery and Fey herself, appearing, incredibly, as an apparition of Dolly Parton.
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Petrie repeatedly refers to Elefantin as an apparition, a revenant, an illusion.
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Rogue waves are sea ghosts, terrifying apparitions that arise without warning.
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During our drive home from dinner, an apparition of a yellow deer appears to me, seeming to float in the air over the Cullinan’s massive bonnet.
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Terrified with this apparition, he consulted several friends, who advised him to take the advice.
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This apparition lasted some eight minutes, and as soon as it disappeared another came of the same form, direction and appearance.
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The lions stopped also, being evidently taken by surprise at the sudden and unexpected apparition of a man!
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Yet, the harder I stared the clearer appeared the amazing and monstrous apparition.
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Humanity shut its eyes in view of the hideous apparition of wan and haggard beggary and crime.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
This apparition made its appearance in the dark evenings in the churchyard, and in several avenues about the place.
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WORDS RELATED TO APPARITION

  • apparition
  • bogeyman
  • boggle
  • bogle
  • bogyman
  • boogeyman
  • boogieman
  • bugaboo
  • bugbear
  • eidolon
  • evil spirit
  • goblin
  • hobgoblin
  • monster
  • phantasm
  • phantasma
  • phantom
  • specter
  • spirit
  • spook
  • visitant
  • wraith
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