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He moved quickly in that direction, saw now a wraithlike figure in white.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
From afar they spied the tall figure of Dependence Crymble passing wraithlike to and fro across the yard.
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
But it is a wraithlike thing, and undulates and falls before our eyes like flames that have neither redness nor heat.
MUSICAL PORTRAITSPAUL ROSENFELD
Another second passed; it was visibly growing tenuous, wraithlike!
THE WHITE INVADERSRAYMOND KING CUMMINGS
Pictures I had seen of famine victims passed wraithlike before me.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
Here were associations almost living, they were so vivid, yet wraithlike in sheer removedness.
THE PRISONERALICE BROWN
Her dress flickered and flashed through the trees beside the track; it was a wraithlike streak in the twilight.
THE BLACK OPALKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
Later, when the Baron had departed, Philip flushed suddenly at the ugly suspicion rising wraithlike in his mind.
DIANE OF THE GREEN VANLEONA DALRYMPLE
But it did not quite vanish; it held its wraithlike outlines, and in a moment began sliding silently backward.
THE WHITE INVADERSRAYMOND KING CUMMINGS
He is a wraithlike double of Olivier, already able to reckon up all values.
ROMAIN ROLLANDSTEFAN ZWEIG
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