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noun as in ghost; figment of the imagination


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On the other hand, they can be delicate, don’t do a very good job with loud noises, and also require power from either an internal battery or through a USB connection or a source that can deliver 48v phantom power.

I didn’t want to think that this would happen to us when I got on the plane that rainy afternoon in September, but somewhere in my mind lived the phantom of the definitive separation.

He’s the phantom of a new opera, only he’s here in flesh and blood, to tell us a new story from sounds we’ve heard before.

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So scientists have been curious how much climate-warming gas these phantom ecosystems spew.

The phantom rivers experiment suggests we shouldn’t, she says.

During the 1970s, the then brand new F-15A Eagle carried the same antiquated armament as the Vietnam-era F-4 Phantom II.

The sanctuary the phantom callers promise comes with a price.

As this begins to set in, the phantom caller morphs into Lori, who whispers to her husband, “What happened, Rick?”

He receives phantom phone calls from people who promise him a safe haven.

Doctors, patients, a phantom lawyer (“I spoke with the patient at length, but he is still refusing…”)?

A tall phantom in livery appeared, as if by magic, and signed to me to ascend the grand staircase.

Mankind, mad with the energy of activity, would be seen to pursue the fleeing phantom of insatiable desire.

Our middy53 has gone up to San Francisco in pursuit of the phantom Education.

Jivros, or insect-priests, moved phantom-like before my sleepless eyes, watching from the dark and waiting.

You know the sort of vague light there is in dreams, the colourless empty atmosphere where everything has the look of a phantom.

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On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to phantom, such as: hallucination, apparition, chimera, daydream, delusion, and dream.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.