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 apparition apparition

noun

  • ( ) a ghostly appearing figure  ( apparition, fantasm, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, specter, spectre )
    a ghostly appearing figure
     we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us
    we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us
  • an act of appearing or becoming visible unexpectedly  ( apparition )
    an act of appearing or becoming visible unexpectedly
     natives were amazed at the apparition of this white stranger
    natives were amazed at the apparition of this white stranger
  • something existing in perception only  ( apparition, fantasm, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, shadow )
    something existing in perception only
     a ghostly apparition at midnight
    a ghostly apparition at midnight
  • the appearance of a ghostlike figure  ( apparition )
    the appearance of a ghostlike figure
     I was recalled to the present by the apparition of a frightening specter
    I was recalled to the present by the apparition of a frightening specter


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