apparition


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Synonyms for apparition

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Synonyms for apparition

the appearance of a ghostlike figure

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an act of appearing or becoming visible unexpectedly

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I might say that you are, to my certain knowledge, in a highly excited nervous condition; and that, when you saw the apparition (as you call it), you simply saw nothing but your own strong impression of an absent woman, who (as I greatly fear) has got on the weak or amatory side of you.
Our poor centinel, to whom the sight of this officer was not much more welcome than the apparition, as he thought it, which he had seen before, again related the dreadful story, and with many additions of blood and fire; but he had the misfortune to gain no credit with either of the last-mentioned persons: for the officer, though a very religious man, was free from all terrors of this kind; besides, having so lately left Jones in the condition we have seen, he had no suspicion of his being dead.
said the apparition, petulantly, "no better than a man's killing himself because he has none or little.
This second remonstrance brings a dark, bright, pouting eye out from a corner of the apron; but it swiftly becomes invisible again, as the apparition exclaims: 'O good gracious
The instant the word was given, the two apparitions sprang forward and began to rain blows down upon each other with such lightning rapidity that I could not quite tell whether I saw the swords or only flashes they made in the air; the rattling din of these blows as they struck steel or paddings was something wonderfully stirring, and they were struck with such terrific force that I could not understand why the opposing sword was not beaten down under the assault.
The two de Jesus Marto children were canonized by Pope Francis on May 13, 2017, the First Centennial of the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima.
The apparition that one sees immersed in trance dance.
As soon as she screamed, the apparition seemed to vanish
Just as school breaks for Thanksgiving, a child-like apparition shocks high-school English teacher Nora Brown into a near stupor.
Unlike the aforementioned trio, likely favourite Apparition is well refreshed having had 30 days' recovery since his gutsy triumph in the Amateur Riders' Derby at the Curragh in late July under Derek O'Connor.
Imagine my excitement when Christine Santos-Francisco invited me to join her family and a group of friends to go on a pilgrimage to Fatima last May for the 100th year celebration of Our Lady's apparition.
Manchester United et Everton se sont neutralises 0-0 mercredi en match amical, pour la premiere apparition de Jose Mourinho sur le banc des Red Devils a Old Trafford.
Une apparition qui n'a pas manque de susciter beaucoup de joie chez les habitants, notamment les enfants, qui se sont mis a realiser leurs premiers bonhommes de neige, mais aussi les fellahs qui voient la un espoir de sauver leur saison agricole.
12 church declaration that a reported apparition of Mary in the province of Batangas in 1948 has a "supernatural character.
With its new Undertaker scrape starter, Apparition Scents has eliminated the need for a scrape dripper by combining a liquid deer lure with another key element of any natural scrape: real dirt.