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Dictionary definition for: Ghost

1. (n) a mental representation of some haunting experience; "he looked like he had seen a ghost" "it aroused specters from his past"

2. (v) move like a ghost; "The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard"

3. (n) a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else

4. (v) haunt like a ghost; pursue; "Fear of illness haunts her"

5. (n) the visible disembodied soul of a dead person

6. (v) write for someone else; "How many books have you ghostwritten so far?"

7. (n) a suggestion of some quality; "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone" "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"

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