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In 2019, as annual visitor numbers topped 3 million for the first time, locals loudly lamented crowding, traffic and the specter of paradise lost.
A MAUI VACATION IN THREE ACTSALEX PULASKIFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The first night, my sims met friendly green specters, which are different from the normal ghost sims that were included in the base game.
I RECREATED ‘PHASMOPHOBIA’ IN ‘THE SIMS 4’ WITH THE GAME’S NEW PARANORMAL PACKELISE FAVISJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Each time the specter arrived, he’d wordlessly express love and leave Evan with a sense of peace and calm.
NEAR THE END OF LIFE, MY HOSPICE PATIENT HAD A GHOSTLY VISITOR WHO ALTERED HIS VIEW OF THE WORLDSCOTT JANSSENJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The UK and EU have reached a trade agreement, avoiding the specter of a no-deal Brexit and ending years of extreme economic uncertainty on both sides.
THE BREXIT DEAL IS DONE BUT THE DAMAGE TO THE UK ECONOMY IS JUST GETTING STARTEDWALTER FRICKDECEMBER 24, 2020QUARTZ
He focused on the importance of strict election deadlines and raised the specter of “chaos” if the Democrats won this case.
HOW WISCONSIN’S SLOWED-DOWN MAIL COULD DECIDE THE ELECTIONBOBBIE JOHNSONOCTOBER 27, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Discoveries around the world—in locations as diverse as Panama, Japan, Australia, and the southeastern United States—piled up over time, but one particular find raised the specter of a Meg still swimming in the deep.
COULD AN ANCIENT MEGASHARK STILL LURK IN THE DEEP SEAS?BY RILEY BLACKOCTOBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Experts think that such specters help us deal with painful or confusing events.
WHY DO WE SEE GHOSTS?JAKE BITTLEOCTOBER 6, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The specter of a “twindemic” — two epidemics at the same time — looms as cold and flu season is set to start in October in the Northern Hemisphere.
WHAT WILL HAPPEN WHEN COVID-19 AND THE FLU COLLIDE THIS FALL?TINA HESMAN SAEYSEPTEMBER 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The fatality of war was now hovering over them like a huge black specter.
THE CIVIL WAR THROUGH THE CAMERAHENRY W. (HENRY WILLIAM) ELSON
Lightbody, overturning chair and table, sprang up—recoiling as one recoils before an avenging specter.
MURDER IN ANY DEGREEOWEN JOHNSON
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WORDS RELATED TO SPECTER

  • alarm
  • bogey
  • bogeyman
  • bogy
  • bugbear
  • bullbeggar
  • fright
  • goblin
  • hobgoblin
  • ogre
  • scare
  • scarecrow
  • specter
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