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wraith

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwraithwraith /reɪθ/ noun [countable]  literaryGHOST a ghost
Examples from the Corpus
wraithOne of them had the effrontery to bring a wraith back once.He walked to the front of the room to join a tiny, dark-haired wraith who barely came up to his shoulder.We passed like wraiths gripping our anoraks against a colder night wind coming down from the deep indigo silhouetted mountains.A world of swirling smoke and smiling wraiths.She turns round and a white sheet flaps, a white sail sails, a white wraith passes silently in front of her eyes.
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