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Synonyms for ghost

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a mental representation of some haunting experience

a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else

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the visible disembodied soul of a dead person

a suggestion of some quality

move like a ghost

haunt like a ghost

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write for someone else

References in classic literature ?
He had seen the ghost behind the Persian, THE GHOST WITH THE DEATH'S HEAD just like Joseph Buquet's description
Jammes had told her story ever so quickly, as though the ghost were at her heels, and was quite out of breath at the finish.
Mother says the ghost doesn't like being talked about.
Most extraordinary," said Miss Halcombe "I should not have thought it possible that any of the boys had imagination enough to see a ghost.
Well," she continued, turning to the boy, "and whose ghost was it?
I am sure, if I had seen a ghost, I should have looked in the very same manner, and done just as he did.
The fleet descendant of Aeacus knew me and spoke piteously, saying, 'Ulysses, noble son of Laertes, what deed of daring will you undertake next, that you venture down to the house of Hades among us silly dead, who are but the ghosts of them that can labour no more?
The ghosts of other dead men stood near me and told me each his own melancholy tale; but that of Ajax son of Telamon alone held aloof--still angry with me for having won the cause in our dispute about the armour of Achilles.
It is required of every man,'the Ghost returned,`that the spirit within him should walk abroad among his fellowmen, and travel far and wide; and if that spirit goes not forth in life, it is condemned to do so after death.
I wear the chain I forged in life,' replied the Ghost.
It's far more exciting than some of the modern ghosts, I assure you
In Shakespeare, for instance--there are plenty of ghosts there--does Shakespeare ever give the stage-direction 'hands chair to Ghost'?
Now, I listened, answering nothing; but when all had done, I asked to see the club which should be given to him who dared to face the Amatongo, the spirits who lived in the forest upon the Ghost Mountain.
The whispers of wind became puffs, the sails filled, the Ghost moved.
I could not feel the full force of the wind, for we were running with it; but from my lofty perch I looked down as though outside the Ghost and apart from her, and saw the shape of her outlined sharply against the foaming sea as she tore along instinct with life.