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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishghostlyghost‧ly /ˈɡəʊstli $ ˈɡoʊst-/ adjective  GHOSTslightly frightening and seeming to be related to ghosts or spirits a ghostly figure in a white dress
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ghostlyThis magazine published the story of the Darlington railway ghost as one of the most thrilling of a series of ghostly anecdotes.In the last scene of the play, a ghostly female figure shimmers into the room, her arms laden with books.A ghostly figure hovered at the top of the stairs.Another surprise for passers-by at the entrance to High Wood may be the ghostly figure of a woman!Around it are wide wastes, wan and cold, and meadows of asphodel, presumably strange, pallid, ghostly flowers.The bus roared through Indiana cornfields that night; the moon illuminated the ghostly gathered husks; it was almost Halloween.She felt the touch of a ghostly hand on her shoulder.Humankind may one day join the ghostly parade of defunct species, but the jury on that is still out.Others who visited the line subsequently to share the experience were not favoured to witness the sound of the ghostly train.a ghostly voice
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