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spectre

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UK ['spektə(r)]
  • n.幽灵;鬼;恐惧;恐慌
  • Web幽鬼;鬼魂;鬼怪
Plural Form:spectres  
spectre
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n.
1.
~ (of sth)
恐惧;恐慌;忧虑something unpleasant that people are afraid might happen in the future
The country is haunted by the spectre of civil war.
内战仿佛一触即发,举国上下一片恐慌。
These weeks of drought have once again raised the spectre of widespread famine.
几星期来的干旱再次引起了群众对大饥荒的恐慌。
2.
鬼;幽灵a ghost
Was he a spectre returning to haunt her?
是不是他的幽灵回来找她了?

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