Synonyms for ghost story

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It was as if a professed unbeliever in ghosts should be frightened by a ghost story.

(a) The Ghost Story usually has a definite plot, in which the ghost is an actor.

It was as good as a ghost story, every one was so spellbound and mystified.

One could never gain her attention with anything but a ghost story.

I knew that, like the man in the ghost story, my only safety lay here.

Mrs. Gaskell's ghost story I have got this morning; have not yet read.

I am charmed to learn that you have had a freeze out of my ghost story.

Just as Angeline was in the midst of a ghost story, Johnny rushed in again.

The morning after the telling of the ghost story things began to happen.

A lame "ghost story" at best, no matter how well delivered, but it won in my case.

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fairy tale

nounchildren's imaginative story with magical characters
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