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An apparition of a dead person which is believed to appear or become manifest to the living, typically as a nebulous image
“Hardly a day goes by without a snippet to evoke the ghost of negative equity that followed the 1990s crash.”
A slight trace or vestige of something
“What I saw in Jimmy John's hot dog stand was the ghost of an America I used to know - a land of little guys looking for a place to build something.”
The smallest amount or part imaginable
“… she may be a good endurance runner, but she doesn't stand a ghost of a chance of winning in a sprint.”
An evil spirit
“… the vengeful ghosts of seamen who were deliberately shipwrecked upon these shores.”
Ending a relationship and not talking
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