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synonyms for spook

  • alarm
  • discomfort
  • horrify
  • panic
  • petrify
  • startle
  • terrify
  • unnerve
  • curdle the blood
  • make one's blood run cold
  • make one's teeth chatter
  • scare away
  • scare stiff
  • scare the pants off of
  • scare to death
  • strike terror into

antonyms for spook

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  • calm
  • comfort
  • delight
  • please
  • soothe
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How to use spook in a sentence

More than with the "spook," however, was the public mind agitated by other rumors which touched upon "south meadow."
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
A speck is a minute spot, and among the ancients a speck or dot within a circle was the symbol of the central Spook or Spectre.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
It gets me what she was doing in that spook place alone at night.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
How do you connect this gentlemanly spook with the treasure, your Excellency?
THE GHOST BREAKERCHARLES GODDARD
I think there is more in this spook story than Colonel McClure knows of, or, at least, will admit.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
When it comes to putting my wits against a spook place, I'm beyond roping distance.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
"I tell ye I winged a spook," insisted Big-foot Sanders to a companion as they came up.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
How well he remembered the hair-raising stories of witches and ghosts that made many shadowy spots spook-ridden.
HEROES OF TO-DAYMARY R. PARKMAN
He's a prompt beggar to-night, that spook—a very prompt beggar indeed.
THE RIDDLE OF THE MYSTERIOUS LIGHTMARY E. HANSHEW
This morning you heard a ‘spook’ outside the door, this afternoon you believe you hear a voice calling you.
THE AUTOMOBILE GIRLS IN THE BERKSHIRESLAURA DENT CRANE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SPOOK

  • adds
  • appears with
  • appends
  • be connects
  • belongs to
  • characterizes
  • co-occurs
  • coexists
  • coincides with
  • comes with
  • completes
  • follows
  • goes together
  • happens with
  • joins with
  • occurs with
  • supplements
  • takes place with
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.